Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) provides major eye research funding to more than 50 leading scientific institutions in the U.S. and supports the work of hundreds of talented vision scientists engaged in a diverse range of disease-oriented research.
RPB is recognized for the leadership role it has played in many advances in the field of ophthalmology.
RPB-supported researchers have made a significant discovery that might lead to the delay or prevention of the most common cause of blindness in the elderly.
RPB-supported researchers have partially reversed cataracts in dogs using eye drops and injections of a naturally occurring steroid in the human body.
New method for delivering corrective genes to restore energy production in cells could have wide application.
Novel structures found in the cornea of the human eye using second harmonic generation imaging microscopy.
Findings indicate that retinitis pigmentosa is treatable even at advanced disease stages.
RPB Mildred Krahmer Sanders and William Clifford Sanders Laboratory for Vision Research will be core facility for collaboration.
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