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Parkinson Drug May Prevent and Delay AMD

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RPB-supported researchers have made a significant discovery that might lead to the delay or prevention of the most common cause of blindness in the elderly: age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Patients who take the drug L-DOPA (for Parkinson...
13-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Eye Structures Discovered

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"It's not everyday that one newly discovers parts of the human body," says Roy S. Chuck, MD, PhD, Chairman Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
29-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research to Prevent Blindness Launches Low Vision Research Initiative

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$1.2 million initiative will ask leading scientists to address complex aspects of degraded visual processing with the goal of expanding key knowledge, developing new treatment approaches, and generating technology solutions to enhance vision for...
5-Aug-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

RPB Core Vision Research Lab Opens at University of Florida

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The Research to Prevent Blindness Mildred Krahmer Sanders and William Clifford Sanders Laboratory for Vision Research opened for investigations at the University of Florida, Gainesville, following a national competition to house the facility.
4-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research to Prevent Blindness Co-Sponsors Institute of Medicine Vision Health Report

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Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB), the leading nonprofit driver of research toward cures and treatments for all blinding disorders, is co-sponsoring a major Institute of Medicine (IOM) study entitled “Public Health Approaches to Reduce Vision...
6-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research to Prevent Blindness, Inc. Provides $10.7 Million in Grants for Innovative Eye Research

With the approval of 33 new grants to individual scientists and 24 grants to departments of ophthalmology, Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB), the leading foundation supporting eye research, has completed its final round of grant making for 2014.
4-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Research to Prevent Blindness, Inc. and the International Retinal Research Foundation Announce Catalyst Awards for AMD Stem Cell Research

Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB), the leading eye research foundation, is partnering with the International Retinal Research Foundation (IRRF) to advance knowledge about age-related macular degeneration through novel stem cell research.
4-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Research to Prevent Blindness, Inc. Announces Stein Innovation Awards for Collaborative Vision Research

Research to Prevent Blindness, the leading eye research foundation, is rolling out a new category of grants designed to foster collaboration between scientists working within departments of ophthalmology and those in complementary fields.
4-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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