Research to Prevent Blindness

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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Electric Fields ‘Steer’ Neural Stem Cells

New RPB-supported research provides hope for transplants of neural stem cells as future treatment for brain injuries.

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Stem Cells Regenerate Human Lens After Cataract Surgery In Children

A new approach to removing congenital cataracts in infants allows remaining stem cells to regrow functional lenses.

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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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Edited Stem Cells Offer Hope for RP Therapy

Findings raise the possibility of treating blinding eye diseases using a patient's own corrected cells as replacement tissue

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