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Research to Prevent Blindness Announces Low Vision Research Awardees

Separate awards will fund research on the brain's roll in a compromised visual system and on technology to make daily tasks easier for those with vision loss.
10-Jun-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Media Invitation: Press Conference by Webcast

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RPB President Brian F. Hofland will present an overview of investigations conducted by leaders in the fields of retinal imaging, early disease detection, and photoreceptor regeneration and transplantation. The RPB featured scientists will be present...
29-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Future of Precision Medicine

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As medical professionals search for new ways to personalize diagnosis and treatment of disease, RPB-supported researchers at the University of Iowa have already put into practice what may be the next big step in precision medicine: personalized...
15-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Functional Biomarker for Age-Related Macular Degeneration Found

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Researchers believe that adults whose eyes are slow to adjust to the dark have a greater risk of developing age-related macular degeneration.
16-Feb-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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

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