Long Island, NY

Message from the President:

It is an exciting time at the Foundation Fighting Blindness!  After years of research and a multimillion dollar investment the FFB is producing viable results.  This tremendous growth in potential cures and treatments is profound. There are more clinical trials than available funding and the trials that are underway show great promise....
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VisionWalk Update

Date:  Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Time:  6:00pm 8:00pm
Location:  Dylan’s Candy Bar
Address: 1011 3rd Avenue (At East 60th Street) New York, NY 10065
Kindly RSVP to oniemeyer@blindness.org or call 212-244-1470 by Friday, February 2, 2018

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Chapter Presentations and Events

New York City Chapter Presentation

Join the New York City Chapter of the Foundation Fighting Blindness for a unique presentation on vision loss and the world of research. With presentations spanning the personal experience of vision loss to as the latest updates on the progress of retinal degenerative disease research, this is a presentation you won’t want to miss. After the presentations, stay for a reception to connect with other attendees and continue the conversation with Dr. Haghighi, Dr. Rose, and the NYC Chapter.

A Life Journey with Vision Loss: A Perspective on the Interplay Between Genetics and the Environment
Fatemeh Haghighi, PhD
Director of Medical Epigenetics Laboratory
Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine & the Friedman Brain Institute
James J. Peters VA Medical Center

Retinal Disease Research Update
Stephen M. Rose, PhD
Chief Research Officer
Foundation Fighting Blindness

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Registration – 5:30pm
Program – 6:00pm
Reception – 7:30pm
New York, NY
InterAgency Council (IAC)

RSVP by emailing Olivia at ONiemeyer@FightBlindness.org or by calling (212) 244-1470 today!

Featured Volunteer:

“…when I went back for treatment on my second eye, I told the nurse, “I want to see with my other eye what I’m seeing with this one!”


Contact Us:

Katie Van Benschoten
Events Director

80 Broad Street, Suite 3301,
New York, NY  10004
Phone: (212) 244-1470
Fax: (212) 244-1540