Search Results for: "bremner"

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…

Read More

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 Dennis and Clifford Storey Memorial Fund for Usher Syndrome Research. This gift commemorated Clifford’s 91st birthday and honoured his late brother, Dennis, who like…

Read More