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Mar 2, 2023
Foundation Fighting Blindness to honor Doug Zarkin of Pearle Vision and Avi Kaner of Morton Williams Supermarket at 2023 Gala Night for Sight
The May 11th gala will raise awareness and fund research leading to treatments and cures for blinding retinal diseases.
Feb 21, 2023
Foundation Fighting Blindness to Host their Spring VisionWalks
These VisionWalk events taking place this spring will raise awareness and fund research finding treatments and cures for blinding retinal diseases.
Jan 25, 2023
Foundation Fighting Blindness to Host PRPH2 and Associated Retinal Diseases Workshop
Session to have special translational research emphasis on PRPH2 and inherited macular dystrophies.
Nov 10, 2022
Foundation Launching its Largest Natural History Study to Date for 1,500 People with Inherited Retinal Diseases Caused by Rare Mutated Genes
Uni-Rare Study will improve clinical understanding of more IRDs and boost development of potential therapies.
Sep 22, 2022
Foundation Fighting Blindness Launches #ShareYourVision Campaign for October Blindness Awareness Month
Initiatives to increase engagement and awareness around blinding retinal diseases.
Sep 13, 2022
Foundation Fighting Blindness Makes Key Appointments to Leadership Team
Several executives promoted to continue the advancement of the Foundation’s notable research and philanthropic efforts.
Jun 21, 2022
Foundation Fighting Blindness Announces Leadership Changes
Jason Menzo named chief executive officer • Russell Kelley, PhD, MBA, appointed managing director of the RD Fund • Ben Yerxa, PhD, to lead Opus Genetics, the first RD Fund- and Foundation-backed spin-off company.
May 12, 2022
Foundation Fighting Blindness to Host VISIONS 2022 Conference
The national conference will be held on June 17–18, featuring sessions with the latest research advancements, practical adapting and thriving, and an opportunity to connect with the blind and low vision community.
May 10, 2022
Foundation Fighting Blindness to Host Online Continuing Medical Education (CME, COPE) Webinar: A Review of Gene Therapy for Inherited Retinal Disease
The Foundation Fighting Blindness, the world’s leading organization committed to finding treatments and cures for retinal degenerative diseases, will host an online continuing medical education (CME and COPE) course on inherited retinal disease gene therapies on Thursday, June 9, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. EDT.
Mar 8, 2022
Foundation Fighting Blindness and InformedDNA Partner to Engage and Screen Patients for ProQR’s Pivotal Usher Syndrome and Retinitis Pigmentosa Clinical Trials
Trial recruitment is enabled by the Foundation Fighting Blindness’ patient registry, My Retina Tracker® Registry, which includes genetic and vision information for more than 20,000 people with inherited retinal diseases.