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Aug 16, 2019
Foundation Fighting Blindness Investing Nearly $6.5 Million in New Grants
The newly funded research efforts include several therapies that have strong potential to treat a wide range of inherited retinal diseases.
Aug 6, 2019
Foundation Insights Forum – July 24, 2019
The Foundation Fighting Blindness is pleased to provide an audio recording and full transcripts of the Insights Forum, our quarterly conference call providing updates to the inherited retinal disease community. The call took place on July 24, 2019.
Jul 15, 2019
Foundation Fighting Blindness Appoints Judy Taylor Vice President, Development
Ms. Taylor brings over twenty-five years of successful non-profit experience, including executive-level positions, to Foundation
Jul 11, 2019
Sustained Suppression of VEGF: Looking Forward and Looking Back
The results of the LADDER trial demonstrate a major step forward but introduce many questions.
Jul 11, 2019
Gene Therapy Trials for Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
After a series of failed trials, current research suggests that the next generation of gene therapies for wet age-related macular degeneration holds promise. Learn how investigators are inducing the body’s cells to administer their own therapeutic response to disease activity.
Jun 3, 2019
Tackling the Next Gene Therapy Challenge: Autosomal Dominant Diseases
A discussion of strategies concerning the development of autosomal dominant disease therapies at the Translational Research Acceleration Program (TRAP) in November 2013.
May 9, 2019
Foundation Fighting Blindness Endorses 'Eye Bonds' Legislation
Bipartisan Bill Will Stimulate Up to $1 Billion in New Funding for Blindness Research
Mar 28, 2019
Foundation Insights Forum – March 22, 2019
The Foundation Fighting Blindness is pleased to provide an audio recording and full transcripts of the Insights Forum, our quarterly conference call providing updates to the inherited retinal disease community. The call took place on March 22, 2019.
Mar 28, 2019
Foundation Fighting Blindness Announces Staffing Changes to Enhance Strategic Direction
The Foundation announces several staffing changes with a focus on new strategies to increase awareness and engagement with the community.
Mar 7, 2019
The Foundation Fighting Blindness and Dr. H. James & Carole Free Collaborate to Combat AMD
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness for people over 50 years of age in developed countries.