Displaying 1–10 of 44 research results
Apr 25, 2022
Webinar for the X-Linked Retinitis Pigmentosa (XLRP) Community
The Foundation Fighting Blindness recently held a webinar to provide details about an upcoming Externally-Led Patient Focused Drug Development (EL-PFDD) meeting for XLRP, and to provide background information about the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) drug review process.
Oct 27, 2021
Geographic Atrophy: The Advanced Form of Dry AMD
Geographic atrophy causes significant central vision loss and remains an unmet medical need.
Aug 12, 2020
A Gene Therapy Primer for People with Inherited Retinal Diseases
Everything patients and families want to know about gene therapy…and a little bit more
Mar 30, 2020
10 Things to Know Before You Fall Victim to a Retinal Stem Cell Scam
An article by David Gamm, MD, PhD, a Foundation-funded researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Feb 7, 2020
Genetic Testing for Inherited Retinal Diseases through the Foundation’s Open Access Program
The benefits of genetic testing for IRD patients, how to participate in the Foundation’s Open Access program, and what to expect from the genetic testing process.
Jun 17, 2019
The Retina is a Proving Ground for a Broad Range of Neurological Therapies
Retinal research paves the way for new treatments for the entire neurological system.
Nov 2, 2016
To Treat an Inherited Retinal Disease, It's Good to Know Exactly What's Wrong with the Gene
Identifying mutations cannot only help deliver a prognosis for a patient, it can direct them to clinical trials for therapies to save their vision.
Jun 27, 2016
Two Philanthropic Brothers — Selling Luxury Casual Wear for the Good of Retinal Research
The story of Two Blind Brothers, a luxury clothing line that donates its proceeds to retinal research.
May 3, 2016
ARVO 2016: What Does It Take to Develop a Stem-Cell Therapy for the Retina?
There are innumerable considerations for researchers developing therapies.
Mar 17, 2016
Two New Videos Highlight the Foundation's Vital Role in Retinal Research
Dr. Shannon Boye and her Foundation-funded research is the subject of not just one but two new Foundation videos.