New blindness foundation CEO focuses on funding more retina research

Friday, December 1, 2017

Benjamin Yerxa, PhD, recently appointed CEO of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, aims to expand relationships with the financial community to facilitate research into new science and potential therapies for inherited retinal diseases. In an interview with Primary Care Optometry News, Yerxa discussed his passion for gene therapy research and how the Foundation Fighting Blindness plans to target new technologies for prevention, treatment and cure for retinal degenerative diseases. Read the full interview with FFB CEO on Healio here.