Stargardt Disease

Stargardt disease is a rare genetic eye disease that happens when fatty material builds up on the macula Vision loss usually starts in...

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Cone-Rod Dystrophy

A new company, Beacon Therapeutics, has launched with a focus on gene therapies for cone-rod dystrophy and X-linked retinitis pigmentosa Beacon...

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Clinical Trial Launched to Test New Drug for AMD and DME

Fighting Blindness Canada funded researcher Dr Sachdev Sidhu (University of Waterloo) has developed a novel antibody therapy that will now be tested...

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Using Gene Therapy to Treat Genetic Eye Disease Aniridia

In 2020, Fighting Blindness Canada awarded Dr Elizabeth Simpson at the University of British Columbia a research grant of $297,000 to support the...

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Transformative Research Into Retinal Degeneration

FBC announced $167 million in funding for two Transformative Research Awards which will push the boundaries of vision science Dr Marius Ueffing...

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