Born from the Foundation Fighting Blindness, the Retinal Degeneration Fund (RD Fund) was created to help accelerate life-changing outcomes for people with retinal degenerations through direct mission related investments in therapeutic companies. The mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness is to rapidly drive the research that will lead to preventions, treatments and cures for retinal degenerative diseases – including retinitis pigmentosa, age-related macular degeneration, Usher syndrome and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases. Together, these blinding conditions affect more than 50 million people throughout the world.
The RD Fund is changing how the world treats blinding retinal diseases. Click here to download the January 2021 Outcomes & Outlook Report.
Shannon Boye, PhD has spent the last 17 years working alongside her husband, Sanford Boye, MSc, researching gene therapy treatments to reverse or prevent blindness in children. Before starting their own company – Atensa Therapeutics – they were focused on developing technology and...