Author: Jane Russell

Luxturna update

June 19, 2019

We are aware that there has been some recent publicity about the first American child to receive the new gene therapy Luxturna after its approval by the US Food & …

Research reveals challenges faced by working age people with degenerative sight loss

May 8, 2019

A ground-breaking research project led by national sight loss charity Retina UK has revealed the many challenges faced by people of working age with degenerative sight loss. The unique Working …

London Marathon 2019

May 3, 2019

Twenty seven inspiring people arrived in Greenwich to take on the iconic Virgin Money London Marathon for Retina UK on Sunday 27 April. Together they raised more than £50,000 for …

‘Encouraging’ early stage results from stem cell therapy trial

April 15, 2019

‘Encouraging’ early stage results have been reported from an ongoing clinical trial for a stem cell therapy for retinitis pigmentosa. Retina UK has welcomed the news, while stressing ‘cautious optimism’ …

Research Study for the IRD Counts Consortium

April 2, 2019

We are excited to be able to let you know that there is an opportunity to take part in a research study for the IRD COUNTS consortium. The consortium is …

Research in the news (February/March 2019)

March 29, 2019

There have been some exciting research developments from around the world in the last few weeks. Here are some stories from our colleagues at other organisations, which we have already …

Please share your experiences and views with us

March 18, 2019

Retina UK has launched a major survey to help ensure the charity’s future plans are rooted in the real-life experiences, views and aspirations of people in the UK living with …

Inaugural North West Family Fun & Information Day

March 11, 2019

Retina UK joined forces with Henshaws; Royal Society for Blind Children and St Vincent’s School for the Blind to hold a family event in Liverpool on Sunday 10 March. Despite …