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Raise money to help support people affected by inherited sight loss to lead better lives today and accelerate the search for treatments for the future.

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The UK Inherited Retinal Dystrophy Consortium

In 2014 we funded an exciting new collaborative project. The UK Inherited Retinal Dystrophy Consortium (UKIRDC) Project brought together the four largest research groups in the UK specialising in inherited retinal diseases (IRDs).

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Genetics and gene therapy

When we talk about gene therapy we are usually referring to use of a harmless virus, called a vector, to deliver a normal copy of a defective gene into the cells of the eye.

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2024 TCS London Marathon

Join #TeamRetinaUK for the iconic 2024 TCS London Marathon! Soak up the incredible atmosphere as you run from Blackheath to The Mall finish line where you’ll get your very own marathon medal.