Displaying 11–20 of 38 research results
Feb 12, 2015 Science Education
Dr. Gerald Fishman discusses cystoid macular edema (CME), a potentially damaging accumulation of fluid in the retina affecting up to 32 percent of people with retinitis pigmentosa (RP).
Feb 3, 2015 Science Education
Biology and genetics can be difficult to understand for even an educated adult, so when something kid-friendly is produced, especially a video, we are eager to share it.
Oct 29, 2014 Science Education
Because repurposing relies on prior research and clinical data, it reduces the cost and time needed to establish a new therapeutic application for the drug.
Oct 10, 2014 Science Education
To understand heredity, you have to know a little about genetics. Below is a review of the three major genetic-disease inheritance patterns.
Sep 8, 2014 Science Education
The retina is like a multi-layer cake, with each layer comprised of different types of cells, all playing important roles in retinal health and vision.
Jan 29, 2014 Science Education
Even in a well-designed clinical trial, the placebo effect can rear its head.
Oct 23, 2013 Science Education
What exactly is gene therapy, and how does it work?
Aug 29, 2013 Science Education
How the Retina Adapts to Central Vision Loss
Aug 22, 2013 Science Education
Until therapies become readily available, it’s important for patients and families to establish an ongoing relationship with a retinal specialist familiar with retinal degenerations.
Aug 9, 2013 Science Education
The Foundation Fighting Blindness is, of course, all about finding treatments and cures for retinal degenerative diseases. However, we are well aware that many of our constituents and their families are dealing with more than just vision loss. That’s because genetic defects causing retinal conditions can sometimes affect other parts of the body. The result is conditions often referred to as syndromes.