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Saving Photoreceptors

December 4th, 2014 by FFB Canada

Photoreceptor cells in the eye capture light, making vision possible. In retinal diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa and dry age-related macular degeneration, photoreceptors die, causing vision loss. Why do photoreceptors die? This question motivates many Foundation-funded scientists, who are looking for ways to protect these cells and prevent them from dying. Foundation-funded scientist, Dr. Phillipe…

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A Meaningful Gift: Clifford Storey

November 20th, 2014 by FFB Canada

Last year, the late Clifford Storey contributed a meaningful gift in support of Usher Syndrome research in Canada. This was a generous major gift donation of $25,000 to the FFB, creating the┬áDennis and Clifford Storey Memorial Fund for Usher Syndrome Research. This gift commemorated Clifford’s 91st birthday and honoured his late brother, Dennis, who like…

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