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Oct 6, 2020
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Sep 24, 2020
Foundation Fighting Blindness To Jointly Host Online Continuing Medical Education (CME, COPE) Webinar
The event will review best practices for care and management of patients with inherited retinal diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa, Usher syndrome, and Stargardt disease.
Aug 21, 2020
Foundation Fighting Blindness Commits $6.5 Million for New Retinal Disease Research Grants
New grants include development of CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing treatments, new disease models, and a retinal regeneration therapy
Aug 12, 2020
X Ambassadors Teams up with Foundation Fighting Blindness and Two Blind Brothers to Launch "Music to Our Eyes" Exclusive Livestream Music Series
This exclusive conversation and acoustic performance by Sam and Casey Harris of X Ambassadors on August 20, will raise awareness and funds to find treatments and cures for blinding diseases.
Aug 5, 2020
Foundation Fighting Blindness and the Retinal Degeneration Fund
In 2018, the Foundation Fighting Blindness launched a venture philanthropy investment arm called the Retinal Degeneration (RD) Fund to help companies and researchers advance promising treatments for inherited retinal diseases into and through early-stage human studies. Currently, the RD Fund has allocated about 75% of its $72 million fund to eight investments.
Aug 4, 2020
Foundation Insights Forum – July 30, 2020
The Foundation Fighting Blindness is pleased to provide an audio recording and full transcript of the Insights Forum, our quarterly conference call providing updates to the inherited retinal disease community. The call took place on July 30, 2020.
Jul 29, 2020
Atsena Therapeutics acquires exclusive rights to Gene Therapy for GUCY2D-associated Leber Congenital Amaurosis
Company formed with $8.15 million Series 1; led by founding investors Hatteras Venture Partners and the Foundation Fighting Blindness
Jul 22, 2020
Foundation Fighting Blindness Launches Translational Research Acceleration Program for Sight-Saving Therapies
Accepting grant applications for advancing retinal degeneration treatments toward human studies
Jun 16, 2020
Foundation Fighting Blindness to Host Virtual VISIONS 2020 Conference
The national conference will be held virtually on June 25-27, providing the latest in science and research, practical adapting and thriving, and an opportunity to connect with others who are visually impaired.
May 19, 2020
Inherited Retinal Disease Genetic Testing Webinar-Workshop for Eye Care Professionals
Hosted by the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Blueprint Genetics, and InformedDNA June 4, 2020, 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. ET