The National Eye Institute estimates that by age 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had surgery to remove one.
The first patient receives an FDA-approved gene therapy for inherited retinal disease at Mass. Eye and Ear.
Award recipients to use IRIS Registry database to conduct population-based studies.
Many of the organization’s individual grants will now be open to researchers at any U.S. academic medical center.
RPB-supported researchers at the University of Southern California Roski Eye Institute conducted the human trial.
RPB celebrates five decades of sight-saving discoveries at NEI.
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