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What Do Zebrafish Have To Do With Curing Blindness?

September 22nd, 2016 by FFB Canada

According to Dr. Sarah McFarlane, zebrafish hold important clues to restoring sight. These tiny, transparent, iridescent creatures provide Dr. McFarlane with a window into eye development, eye disease, and ultimately,…


Understanding the Retina: AMD and Exploratory Science

December 1st, 2017 by Dr. Chad Andrews

Sarah McFarlane’s pathfinding research, scientists now have a clearer picture of how the retina functions, how its various cells interact, and how vision emerges out of these complex relations—as a…


Top 10 Discoveries Driving the Race to Restore Sight in 2016

November 30th, 2016 by FFB Canada

…developmental pathway could inform the development of effective, efficient stem cell therapies. Read more. 5. Dr. Sarah McFarlane is also studying development to learn how eye cells migrate during regular…


Fish Eyes May Solve The Mystery

August 20th, 2015 by FFB Canada

Sarah McFarlane at the University of Calgary will use three-dimensional live-tracking methods to observe RPE movements in zebrafish during development and after injury. “This is extremely relevant to the Foundation’s…