Press Releases

Thursday, September 7, 2017

(Columbia, MD) – The Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB), the world’s leading private funder of research on preventions, treatments and cures for vision loss due to inherited retinal diseases is accepting applications for its next round of funding grants to be awarded May 2018.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Four-year study will follow patients at 20 clinical sites worldwide

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

$900,000 in Funding and Mentoring with Internationally Renowned Drug Development Leaders

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Bpifrance and Foundation Fighting Blindness Launched SparingVision to Develop Vision-Saving Treatment for Inherited Retinal Diseases

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Research Support Will Help Move Promising Therapies from Lab to Clinical Trials

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB), the world’s leading private funder of research aimed at preventing, treating and curing blindness caused by inherited retinal diseases hosted its annual Fashion and Finance Ball on Tuesday, May 16 at New York’s Plaza Hotel. To date, the dinner has raised $425,000 for inherited retinal disease research and donations are continuing to be made.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB), the world’s leading private funder of research aimed at preventing, treating and curing blindness caused by inherited retinal diseases will hold its Fashion and Finance Ball on Tuesday, May 16 at New York’s Plaza Hotel. A cocktail reception and silent auction will open the evening at 6:00 p.m.; the dinner and awards program will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Monday, May 1, 2017

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)’s annual conference – Baltimore, May 7-11 – gathers the field’s leading researchers to report on advancements in vision science including the search for cures for retinal degenerative diseases.

Monday, April 24, 2017

The Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) will hold its annual For the Love of Sight dinner on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the Ritz Carlton, Washington – reception 6:00 p.m., dinner 7:00 p.m.

Monday, April 17, 2017

The Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB), a national nonprofit focused on funding cutting-edge retinal disease research, and the Casey Eye Institute at Oregon Health & Science University will co-host the fourth annual Retinal Cell and Gene Therapy Innovation Summit in Baltimore, May 4–5, 2017.

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