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Jun 27, 2015
VISIONS 2015 — Dr. José Sahel Receives Foundation's Most Prestigious Research Honor
For those of us supporting the drive for vision-saving treatments and cures, he’s exactly the type of person we want on our team.
Jun 26, 2015
VISIONS 2015 — Dr. Shannon Boye Receives FFB Award for Excellence in Gene-Therapy Research
Dr. Boye received the Foundation’s Board of Director’s Award, which was presented at VISIONS 2015, FFB’s annual conference, for achievements in retinal research.
May 19, 2015
ARVO 2015 Highlight: The National Eye Institute Invests $4 Million in Audacious-Goals Research
The mission of the program—to regenerate the neurons and neural connections in the eye and visual system—is synonymous with the Foundation’s mission to eradicate retinal diseases.
May 13, 2015
ARVO 2015 Highlight: New Research Boosts Prospects for Saving Vision with RdCVF
After years of refinement and testing in animal models, the emerging therapy is about a year and a half from moving into a clinical trial.
May 12, 2015
ARVO 2015 Highlight: A Cut-and-Paste Approach to Fixing Retinal-Disease Genes
One of the hot topics at ARVO this year is a rapidly advancing gene-therapy approach called clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats, or CRISPR.
Apr 14, 2015
Need-to-Know Information about Clinical Trials
A primer on what you can expect from clinical trials.
Mar 10, 2015
What Everyone with a Retinal Disease Should Know about Vitamin A
In the retina, vitamin A is an essential ingredient in the complex biochemical process that makes vision possible.
Feb 12, 2015
CME — What It Is, and Why People with Retinal Diseases Should Know About It
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
A Stem-Cells Video for Kids (and Newbies of All Ages)
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
Low-Hanging Fruit: Repurposing Drugs to Treat Retinal Diseases
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.