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:
A study at Penn, supported by MVRF, discovered that the same cell death pathway is involved in 3 forms of blindness. This will take researchers one step closer to addressing multiple forms of disease with one treatment. Gene therapies developed by University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine researchers have worked to correct different forms of blindness. While [...]
Dear MVRF Friends & Supporters, For #GivingTuesday, December 3, consider the best gift of all – finding a cure for retinal blindness. The Macula Vision Research Foundation (MVRF) is proud to be an official partner of #GivingTuesday, a national day of giving held on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Your #GivingTuesday gift: Will help save the sight of millions who are affected [...]
We are excited to announce our next SupportSight℠ Seminar in Cleveland, Ohio. When: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 1-4pm. Where: The Mandel Jewish Community Center 26001 South Woodland Road Beachwood OH 44122 MVRF hosts SupportSight℠ Seminars in cities across the nation so that we can share the latest research findings and low vision techniques. At our seminars, [...]
Herb Lotman, founder of MVRF, spoke to a group of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management employees yesterday as part of their “Guest Lunch Speaker Series.” Herb championed our mission, explained how we operate and even had a few laughs! Here he is with Dan (pictured left) and Mark (pictured right). Thank you Morgan Stanley for allowing [...]
Thanks to the results of a recent MVRF funded study conducted by a team of investigators led by Dr. Robert Molday at the University of British Columbia and Dr. William Hauswirth at the University of Florida, the field of retinal disease has become clearer. They have successfully restored visual function by delivering the normal RD3 [...]
MVRF awards $1.2 million to scientists in Italy, Netherlands and U.S. conducting groundbreaking research to find a cure for macular degeneration and other retinal diseases. Click here to read the full press release.
Check out our champion partner, Mario Tobia, who won the Corcoran Cup- the "Masters" of blind golf. He is an absolute inspiration and we are so proud! http://golf.lohudblogs.com/2013/06/10/4587/
MVRF is partnering with the Middle Atlantic Blind Golf Association for the 2013 Annual Golf Tournament. Click here to view the event brochure!
May is Healthy Vision Month! Are you taking the necessary steps to protect your vision? This article from the National Eye Institute encourages Americans to make vision a priority. http://www.nei.nih.gov/news/pressreleases/050113.asp