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Could Broccoli Be The Key To Treating AMD?

A fascinating article about one of MVRF's favorite super foods possibly being a treatment method for AMD. Studies at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging have been conducted that link a higher potency of broccoli compounds in the treatment of AMD. Read more about this interesting study here!   

July 26th, 2016|

Great News For Netflix Users With Low Vision

Great news for Netflix users with low vision! Netflix has been working with the Association for the Blind in an effort to make Netflix easier to use for those who suffer from low vision. This will increase the usability of video streaming and provide audio descriptions to those who have trouble seeing. Stay tuned for [...]

June 6th, 2016|

MVRF To Host Free Seminars On AMD In Collaboration With The Eyesight Foundation Of Alabama And The International Retinal Research Foundation

Premier national research foundation collaborates with local Alabama-based vision Foundations to host FREE seminars in Birmingham, Montgomery, and Mobile focused on macular degeneration to help people and families living with the disease learn more about latest in research, treatment, assistive technology and living with vision impairment.   CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Macula [...]

February 29th, 2016|

Tyrogenex To Present At 18th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference™

NEEDHAM, Mass., and PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyrogenex, a privately held biopharmaceutical company, today announced it will present a company update at the Waldorf Astoria, New York, NY. Tyrogenex CEO Michael D. Webb will present a company update on February 8, at 3:15 pm EST in the Park North Room. Tyrogenex [...]

February 5th, 2016|

MVRF Joins “NY Needs Uber” Coalition Along With Other Members Of The Disability Community

New York, NY - Local and national members of the disability community today announced that they have joined the “NY Needs Uber” coalition in support of expanded mobility and economic options for people with disabilities. The coalition consists of New Yorkers who support regulated ridesharing and want a regulatory framework passed so that services like [...]

December 23rd, 2015|

MVRF Seminar Featured In The Montgomery News

Linda Finarelli, staff writer at the Montgomery News, reported on MVRF's SupportSightSM seminar at Ann's Choice which was held on June 3, 2015. The seminar focused on the research that is currently underway to find a cure for macular degeneration. Click here to read the article!

June 15th, 2015|

The Macula Vision Research Foundation (MVRF) & Reader’s Digest Partners For Sight Foundation (RDPFS) Announce New Partnership To Increase Awareness Of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Macula Vision Research Foundation (MVRF) and Reader's Digest Partners for Sight Foundation (RDPFS) have formed a unique partnership to benefit more than 15 million people in the U.S. with macular degeneration or other retinal related diseases. The goal of this partnership is to reach more people within the [...]

April 23rd, 2015|

2015 SupportSight Program Kick-Off

Thank you to everyone who attended our SupportSightSM seminars in Southampton, PA & Elizabethtown, PA. What a great way to kick off our 2015 SupportSight program!   The SupportSightSM program is provided through the generosity of our sponsors:   

April 15th, 2015|

FDA Approves Lucentis For Treatment Of Diabetic Retinopathy

FDA Approves Genentech’s Lucentis® (Ranibizumab Injection) for Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy in People with Diabetic Macular Edema First eye medicine approved for treatment of diabetic retinopathy with diabetic macular edema Granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation and Priority Review by FDA Diabetic macular edema can occur at any stage of diabetic retinopathy, a leading cause of blindness [...]

February 11th, 2015|

The Macula Vision Research Foundation (MVRF) Announces Their 2014-2015 Grant Recipients

National research foundation awards $1.2 million to scientists conducting groundbreaking research to find a cure for macular degeneration and other retinal diseases. CONSHOHOCKEN, PA (December 17, 2014) The Macula Vision Research Foundation (MVRF), a national nonprofit focused on funding research to find a cure for macular degeneration and other retinal diseases including childhood blindness, announces [...]

December 22nd, 2014|