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Research to Prevent Blindness

New Findings on Blood Vessel Regulation

A study from an RPB-supported researcher at Northwestern University School of Medicine could speed up the diagnosis of retinal diseases.

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RPB-SUPPORTED RESEARCHERS INTEGRAL TO NEI’S AUDACIOUS GOALS INITIATIVE

Vision scientists who have received RPB funding will help lead all five research teams, which will seek to accelerate development of regenerative treatments for blindness.

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Groundbreaking Gene Therapy for Retinal Disease

The first patient receives an FDA-approved gene therapy for inherited retinal disease at Mass. Eye and Ear.

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Reversing Retinal Degenerative Diseases: We’re One Step Closer

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.

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Understanding Usher Syndrome: New Findings

RPB-supported researchers make progress in characterizing the genetic components of Usher syndrome.

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Researchers ID Key Compounds Related to Blood Vessel Growth in Wet AMD

The findings may have significant therapeutic implications for AMD, the most common cause of elderly blindness in the developed world

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RPB Presents Scientists at the Frontiers of Retinal Research

At the ARVO Inaugural Press Conference, three RPB-funded scientists pushing the boundaries of imaging, early detection, regeneration.

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Mapping the Circuits of the Retina

A finding that opens the door to improving retinal prosthetic devices, targeting treatments to restore damaged retinal circuits, and improving early detection of retinal diseases.

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3-D Map of the Brain Will Help Eye Researchers

View can help researchers understand how the brain’s connectivity is disrupted in mental and neurological conditions such as schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, autism and in vision-related conditions.

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