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Dr. Mike Sapieha Wins Prestigious Cogan Award

Did you know that obesity is the second most important environmental risk factor for wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD)? At Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC), we are very proud to be funding Dr….

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Your Gut’s Influence on the Development of Blinding Eye Diseases

FBC-funded scientist Dr. Mike Sapieha is an associate professor at the University of Montreal. This year, he was the recipient of ARVO’s prestigious Cogan Award, which recognizes an outstanding researcher under the…

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From Bench to Bedside and Back Again: ARVO Comes to Canada

The phrase “from the bench to the bedside” is often used to describe the path to new medical treatments, beginning with a discovery at the laboratory “bench” and finishing when patients can…

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Scientific Advisory Board

Comprised of internationally renowned vision research scientists, Fighting Blindness Canada’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) reviews every funding proposal and research application submitted to the FBC to ensure they meet the highest standards…

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FBC Funded Research

Every year, donors of Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) fund research taking place in hospitals and universities across Canada, and around the world. This research is the backbone of our community and our primary…

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Top 10 Science-y Summer Tips

So far this year, the pace of vision research has been sizzling! To celebrate the arrival of sizzling weather, we asked Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) staff to share their favourite FBC science…

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Apr 25, 2019

A Message from the President and CEO For 45 years, the Foundation Fighting Blindness has raised and directed critical funding into sight-saving research for blinding eye diseases. From our earliest days as…

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Group of speakers from Vancouver Vision Quest 2019
Aug 14, 2019

In this panel discussion from Vision Quest Vancouver on April 27, 2019, experts from around the world introduced the new era of gene therapy and discussed what this means for the future…

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Bicycle tires lined up
Aug 12, 2019

Cycle for Sight is one of Fighting Blindness Canada’s (FBC’s) most beloved fundraising events, and it’s not difficult to know why: sunny skies, challenging routes, and a focus on fun make it…

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Young girl wearing eSight glasses holding cards in her hand playing with a man
Aug 6, 2019

Fighting Blindness Canada is giving away a fully calibrated eSight device to celebrate Vision Quest! eSight is a revolutionary pair of electronic glasses which enhance sight for low-vision users. Developed in Canada,…

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