Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) provides major eye research funding to 37 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.
More than 30 private and public funders of vision research came together in Washington DC to discuss ways to maximize their support of scientific research.
RPB-supported researchers made a critical discovery about the gene mutation that causes many retinal degenerative diseases, opening the door for a new line of research into potential treatments.
RPB-supported researchers make progress in characterizing the genetic components of Usher syndrome.
The model will allow researchers to better assess treatments for this hard-to-study cause of blindness.
The findings may have significant therapeutic implications for AMD, the most common cause of elderly blindness in the developed world
RPB provides information to help you protect your eyes during the upcoming solar eclipse.
RPB-supported researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have identified an enzyme present in the cornea that triggers inflammation during and even after a herpes virus infection.
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