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Category: inherited retinal diseases

Foundation Fighting Blindness and 4D Molecular Therapeutics Partner to Boost Retinal Gene Therapy Development

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – Foundation Fighting Blindness and 4D Molecular Therapeutics Partner to Boost Retinal Gene Therapy Development Promising gene therapies for inherited retinal diseases (IRDs) — many of which have moved into clinical trials — use viral delivery systems (aka vectors)…

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Forty-Four High-Impact Retinal-Research Efforts Highlighted at FFB-Casey Innovation Summit

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – Forty-Four High-Impact Retinal-Research Efforts Highlighted at FFB-Casey Innovation Summit For anyone wanting to know about the latest clinically focused research for inherited retinal diseases (IRDs), the Innovation Summit for Retinal Cell and Gene Therapy was the place to…

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FFB Funding Helps Retinal Genetics Lab Secure $2 Million Investment

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – FFB Funding Helps Retinal Genetics Lab Secure Million Investment This is a great story of how the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) provided timely funding of $155,000 to help my lab at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD),…

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ID Your IRD: A Free Genetic Testing Program for Eligible People with Inherited Retinal Diseases

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – ID Your IRD: A Free Genetic Testing Program for Eligible People with Inherited Retinal Diseases Genes are like the blueprint or code for determining who we are. We all have about 23,000 pairs of genes in most cells…

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