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Three pictures of Sharon Colle

Decades of Service to the FFB Community

August 14th, 2018 by FFB Canada

This past August, Sharon Colle, President and CEO of the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) announced that she will be retiring at the end of 2018. We recently sat down with Sharon to discuss her more than 27-year tenure with the FFB and what her hopes are for the future of the organization. Q: What brought…

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Cayouette in his lab

$3.09 million in funding for blinding eye diseases is “a real success story for the FFB”

August 14th, 2018 by Dr. Mary Sunderland

When Dr. Michel Cayouette learned the astounding news that he had been awarded $3.09 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to support his research into blinding eye diseases for the next 7 years, he happily shared the news with us at the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB). He also explained that this success…

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National Young Leaders: a report on the 2018 Summit

July 30th, 2018 by Dr. Chad Andrews

“My perception of leadership has changed. I believe that leadership is not just about being a leader for yourself, but for your team and for what you stand for.” – 2018 Young Leaders Summit attendee The Foundation Fighting Blindness’s National Young Leaders Program is unique in Canada. Launched in 2015, it brings together youth affected…

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Are You Living with Glaucoma?

July 23rd, 2018 by FFB Canada

Are you currently living with glaucoma? If so, we at the Foundation Fighting Blindness would like to learn about your experiences with the disease so that we can help build a better future for glaucoma patients. Please click on the link below to complete our survey on glaucoma. It should only take 10 minutes of…

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