Shannon Boye, assistant professor, University of Florida Department of Ophthalmology will be delivering a seminar, Gene Therapy for Photoreceptor-Mediated Retinal Disease: Leber Congenital Amaurosis-1 (LCA1) on May 16th, 2013 at 12:00 Noon in the John A. Moran Eye Center Auditorium on the 1st floor.
Congratulations to our colleagues mentioned in the following press release. We are always enthused to hear about funding and commitments to research, particularly when federal funding of research through traditional means has been getting harder to obtain. This is where funding from private foundations like Foundation Fighting Blindness come through. It enables work to progress that otherwise would not happen and for those of us who are working so very hard to find cures for blindness or treatments to mitigate vision loss, this is invaluable.