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Science of Sight Event

Source: RP Fighting Blindness – Science of Sight Event A new exhibition will be launched on 8th August 2017 at the Science Museum, London. The exhibition ‘Science of Sight’, part of the BBC Tomorrow’s World Live series, will be visited by thousands of people each day1. Dr Mariya Moosajee…

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Scientists Receive $25 Million to Develop a Vision-Restoring System that Connects to the Brain

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – Scientists Receive Million to Develop a Vision-Restoring System that Connects to the Brain Labels in English are (clockwise from upper left): Intelligent neuromorphic camera/LED; Matrix for optical stimulation of neurons/electronic; Implant for data processing/external; Antenna for energy transfer…

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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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FFB-Funded Scientists Report on Nine Promising Translational Research Efforts

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – FFB-Funded Scientists Report on Nine Promising Translational Research Efforts Translational research — moving promising science out of laboratories and into clinical trials — is essential to getting vision-saving, retinal-disease treatments out to the millions who need them. With…

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