A Vision for Gene Therapy
A decade ago, five scientific leaders with expertise in gene therapy formed a company to commercialize their promising innovations for the treatment of incurable genetic diseases. Read more >
Ask the Doc
Funded by the Foundation Fighting Blindness since 1985, Dr. Stephen Daiger is a world-renowned expert in identifying and understanding the genes and related mutations that cause retinal degenerative diseases. Read more >
Congratulating National Eye Institute on 40th Anniversary and Partnership with the Foundation
We at the Foundation Fighting Blindness congratulate the National Eye Institute on its 40th anniversary and for its unwavering commitment to vision and eye research. Read more >
VisionWalk Steps Past the $9 Million Mark
In just over three years, the Foundation’s VisionWalk program has raised more than $9 million to drive research for sight-saving treatments and cures. Read more >
Fun Along the Way
Barbara Oleynick’s diagnosis of retinitis pigmentosa came out of nowhere; she never suspected she had a vision problem. Read more >
Pursuing her Passion for Pastry
Ever since Sarah Nelinson was a little girl, she knew she wanted to be a chef. “It’s a passion I picked up from my father,” she says. “Ever since I was about five-years old, it’s what I’ve loved to do.” Read more >
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Join Us in the Race to Cure Blindness
While you’re racing, make sure you’re racing to cure blindness. Whether you’re in a bicycle race, running a 5k or a marathon, or competing in a triathlon, the Foundation’s Race to Cure Blindness program can help you reach out to friends, family, and colleagues to raise money for vision-saving research.
At http://www.racetocureblindness.org/, you will find easy-to-use online tools to set up a successful fundraising campaign. Win, lose, or draw, you’ll be providing a brighter future for millions affected by blinding retinal degenerative diseases.
Featured Event: San Diego Dining in the Dark
NBC San Diego got great coverage inside the Foundation’s Dining in the Dark experience.
Watch the video here.