Displaying 171–180 of 202 research results
Jul 26, 2013 Eye On the Cure Research News
Identifying the genes and proteins that play a major role in retinal health and vision is an important step in finding preventions and cures for degenerative diseases.
Jul 8, 2013 Science Education
Check out RetNet, the online catalogue of every known retinal degenerative disease gene.
Jun 12, 2013 Eye On the Cure Research News
Many registries enable patients to collect and track information about their health, so they can take an active role in managing their care.
May 10, 2013 Eye On the Cure Research News
There’s hope for retinal regeneration for humans, thanks to Foundation-funded researcher Dr. Thomas Reh, who is investigating how to derive new photoreceptors from retinal cells called Muller glia.
May 7, 2013 Eye On the Cure Research News
The goal, “to regenerate the neurons and neural connections in the eye and visual system,” is exactly what people with retinal diseases need to save and restore their vision.
Apr 30, 2013 Eye On the Cure Research News
A profile on Dr. Robert Langer, a medical researcher who has received dozens of awards, accolades and honorary degrees, including, recently, FFB’s Visionary Award.
Apr 17, 2013 Eye On the Cure Research News
Mar 29, 2013 Eye On the Cure Research News
These healthy fats have exciting potential for treating a wide range of retinal degenerations and other health conditions.
Mar 15, 2013 Science Education
The information gleaned from ProgSTAR will be of enormous value in designing future clinical trials for Stargardt disease treatments.
Mar 8, 2013 Science Education
Sometimes, saving vision simply comes down to keeping retinal cells alive, or at least slowing their degeneration.