Author: Emily

Retina UK Challenge Series

February 12, 2019

The Retina UK Challenge Series is a brand new way to approach your 2019 fundraising with different activities to get involved in throughout the year. With a range of activities …

Retina UK welcomes London Marathon’s guide runner policy U-turn

February 5, 2019

Retina UK has welcomed the news that guide runners will be fully recognised for their achievements at this year’s London Marathon after a change of heart by the event’s organisers. …

Retina UK launches new Tandem Cycling Event

January 18, 2019

Retina UK has launched a brand new event for 2019. From 11th-13th October, Retina UK supporters will come together to cycle 100 miles over two days along Hadrian's Cycleway. Supported …

Promising interim results for trial of potential new treatment for LCA10

December 18, 2018

Highly promising interim results from an early phase clinical trial of a potential new treatment for Leber’s congenital amaurosis 10 (LCA10), caused by mutations in the CEP290 gene, have been …

First gene editing treatment moves towards clinical trials

December 4, 2018

The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has given the go-ahead for clinical testing of what could be the first gene editing treatment to be used in inherited eye disease. …

Surfing with sight loss – fun and freedom

October 24, 2018

By Victoria Claire, Retina UK Ambassador Surfing was always something that appealed to me – I loved the idea of it, the culture, the fashion – when I was younger …

Victor completes the Munich Marathon!

October 23, 2018

On 14th October, Victor took on the Munich Marathon for the Retina UK research fund. He completed the marathon in 4 hours 50 minutes, a fantastic achievement, especially as he …