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:   

2021-11-07T17:53:43+00:00April 15th, 2015|

MVRF Supported Study At Penn Discovers Same Cell Death Pathway In 3 Forms Of Blindness

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 [...]

2021-11-07T17:53:44+00:00January 17th, 2014|

#GivingTuesday: Give The Gift Of Clear Vision

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 [...]

2016-07-26T16:32:57+00:00November 27th, 2013|

MVRF Announces 2013 SupportSight℠ Seminar

  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, [...]

2015-02-05T16:50:34+00:00September 4th, 2013|

Herb Lotman, Founder Of MVRF, Speaks To Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

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 [...]

2021-11-07T17:53:44+00:00August 19th, 2013|

MVRF Supports Gene Therapy Study For Leber Congenital Amaurosis

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 [...]

2016-07-26T16:45:00+00:00July 3rd, 2013|

May Is Healthy Vision Month!

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

2016-07-26T16:46:11+00:00May 16th, 2013|