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James Birtley is a Retina UK supporter and volunteer who is living with retinitis pigmentosa. He is also a scientist with a particular interest in the structure of proteins, the complex molecules that form the building blocks of our bodies.

Colin and Linda

Hope for the future

In this article, we hear Colin's story and the reasons why he has hope for the future.

Eppendorf tubes in rack

Research round-up, spring 2023

Progress towards treatments for inherited retinal conditions continues to gather pace and there’s been lots going on in the last few months, with more and more approaches being explored. This round-up gives a flavour of the variety of developments, including plenty that are not specific to a particular genetic fault.

Coins stacked one on top of the other

Collective support from Sight Loss Charities

The cost-of-living crisis is having a major impact on the lives of blind and partially sighted people. Many people are becoming increasingly concerned about how they will make ends meet. Sight Loss Charities have come together as between us we can offer help and support.