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Fade to Black Video: The lives and pursuits of the Foundation family
VISIONS 2011: Dicounted hotel prices have been extended.
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The Social Network
Foundation members around the country are forming
small informal get-togethers, as a way to bring in new volunteers and allow
retinal-disease sufferers to share their stories.
Live from VISIONS 2011!
Whether you’re attending VISIONS 2011 or sitting this year out, you can be part of the VISIONS conversation by Tweeting or posting on Facebook live during the conference.
Clinical Trial Recruitment Underway for Stem Cell
Biotech firm Advanced Cell Technology has cleared the final hurdle in the approvals process and is now recruiting for its clinical trial using stem cells to treat dry age-related macular degeneration and Stargardt disease.
Sharing With Congress How High-Tech Drug Screening Speeds Research
On June 9, 2011, the Foundation and the Alliance for
Eye and Vision Research will brief the U.S. Congress on state-of-the-art
screening technology which enables researchers to do in weeks what used to take
years—identify potential vision-saving drugs.
A Family’s Fight
Facing a diagnosis of dominant retinitis pigmentosa
has been challenging for the Patterson family in Tampa, Fla., but they are
finding hope and empowerment through the Tampa Bay VisionWalk.
Choose To Do Something
Eleven-year-old Bryce Marsaglia may suffer from RP, but he and
his family find much-needed hope through FFB’s St. Louis Chapter and by raising
money for research with their VisionWalk team “Bryce Bryce Baby".
The Fashion Ball: Dining in the Dark
The New York fashion
industry came together for the inaugural Fashion Ball: Dining in the Dark to
honor Rick Darling, president of LF USA and fashion executive Jill Granoff and
to celebrate the industry’s commitment to the fight against blindness.
St. Louis Dining in the Dark
The second St. Louis Dining in the Dark was a great
success, bringing together supporters from across the city to celebrate William
“Billy” Devaney and Angela and Stephen Strum.
San Francisco Dining in the Dark
Bay Area leaders united at the San Francisco Dining in
the Dark to honor a true political icon, the Honorable Willie L. Brown, Jr.,
for his achievements and commitment to fighting blindness.
San Diego Dining in the Dark
Guests took full advantage of the auction items at the
San Diego Dining in the Dark to boost the event’s fundraising total, and
recognized Pfizer VP Dr. David Eveleth’s contributions to eye health.
Race to Cure Blindness: Marine Corps Marathon
The Foundation Fighting Blindness still has registered slots open for the Marine Corps Marathon and we are looking for participants to fill them! Visit www.RacetoCureBlindness.org if interested!
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Media Spotlight: Events Galore
spring events season wrapping up, VisionWalk and Visionary Award Dinner
headlines splashed across media outlets from coast to coast.
Check out the Foundation's latest media coverage.
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