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A Longer-Lasting Treatment for Wet AMD Proves Successful in a Pre-Clinical Trial 23 Aug 2013 | 11:14 pm

The new drug and its delivery system were developed by a team at Johns Hopkins hoping to reduce the frequency of injections.

Medicare to Provide Payment for the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System 17 Aug 2013 | 12:35 am

Approved by the FDA in February, the device is capable of restoring some vision in people with advanced RP.

The Foundation Invests $2.1 Million in Seven New Research Efforts 16 Aug 2013 | 04:44 am

Among the projects, awarded by the Scientific Advisory Board, are those targeting specific as well as multiple diseases.

Human Study Begins for First-of-its-Kind Stem Cell Treatment for AMD 9 Aug 2013 | 10:09 pm

Researchers at Japan’s RIKEN Institute are testing a potential therapy derived from induced pluripotent stem cells

Foundation Funding Two New Optogenetics Projects at UC Berkeley 6 Aug 2013 | 12:28 am

The Foundation is bolstering its commitment to restoring vision for people with the most advanced retinal diseases by investing $800,000 in the development of two emerging optogenetics therapies at th...

Five Dedicated Foundation Supporters Appointed to Its Leadership Ranks 25 Jul 2013 | 01:56 am

New national trustees add to a growing legion of those raising funds and awareness for retinal research.

Excellence Awards Bestowed Upon Foundation Leaders at VISIONS 2013 17 Jul 2013 | 11:22 pm

Deserving board members, trustees, volunteers, chapters and VisionWalks were recognized at the Foundation’s national conference in Baltimore.

Gene Therapy for LCA Caused by RD3 Mutations Performs Well in Lab Study 11 Jul 2013 | 01:24 am

Moving a step closer to treating humans, the therapy was administered with a delivery system designed by a Foundation-funded researcher.

Alpha IMS Becomes Second Bionic Retina Approved in Europe 6 Jul 2013 | 01:37 am

96 800x600 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE The device’s creator, Retina Implant AG, of Germany, is planning to launch clinical trials in the United States.

GE Lighting Sparks a VisionWalk Increase 3 Jul 2013 | 11:37 pm

By challenging teams supporting the Foundation’s signature 5K fundraiser to raise the bar, the company boosted fundraising for retinal research

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