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Inherited Retinal Diseases Register - based in WA at the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, this data bank is being expanded to include material from inherited retinal disease sufferers all over Australia....... see the article at right on how to participate.

YOUTH AMBASSADORS

3 enterprising young people have agreed to become ambassadors for Retina Australia - AT RIGHT ............  

THE EYE-CON RUN (see right)

2013 ARVO Proceedings
see right)

 

HOPE IN SIGHT - SEE RIGHT FOR REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS.

   

News Items from around the world.

bionic eye team sees far into future
safety study indicates gene therapy for blindness improves vision
Successful Stem Cell transplants by StemCells Inc
New insight into gene therapy
Retinal Disease linked to Progressive deterioration of cells
Researchers progress on artificial retina
Researchers find novel pathway that helps eyes quickly adapt to darkness
Montreal researchers discover crucial blindness gene
Stem cell treatment for most common form of blindness developed by British scientists
Photoreceptor transplantation
cataract surgery
AUSTRALIAN INHERITED RETINAL DISEASE REGISTER AND DATA BANK
ARVO 2013 report to Retina International
Youth ambassadors

THE EYE CON RUN was a massive undertaking which mirrored the tough journey sufferers of Retinitis Pigmentosa face every day throughout their lives. 

As associate Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolic Bone Disease, Terry Diamond ran a marathon ( 42km) a day for seven days, in seven states.

Proceeds from this run have been donated to progress the stem cell research in Australia,s of RP.  Terry's remarkable effort raised over $135,000 in donations!  Thank you Australia for supporting Terry and Retina Australia!

Donations may be made here:

https://secure.ciau.net.au/retinaaustralia_com_au/ssl/donations_EyeCon.asp

Hope in Sight - report from 2102 Congress

 

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