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In a recent BrightFocus Chat interview, Dr. Chew offered tips for navigating the world of diet, nutrition, and vitamin supplements. This article contains highlights from that conversation.
August 12, 2021
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Sixteen years ago, Bonnielin Swenor, PhD, MPH, was applying to graduate programs when she started losing her vision. “My vision loss occurred pretty quickly,” she told listeners to a recent BrightFocus Chat, Living Well with Vision Loss. “I had a pretty rapid decline in vision, and it really changed a lot of – well, everything, truly – about my life.” At the time, she had dreams of a cancer- and nutrition-related research career. 
July 15, 2021

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What’s Ahead for AMD—Gene Therapy (September 2021)

The event featured Arshad M. Khanani, MD, who provided an overview of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) including an explanation on how gene therapy is being utilized. There was specific discussion about overall vision health, new therapies, and which populations are most susceptible to AMD. View the transcript Print the transcript

October 8, 2021
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AMD: Your Questions Answered (July 2021)

The event featured Joshua Dunaief, M.D., Ph.D., who provided an overview of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) including prevention and treatment. There was specific discussion about overall vision health, new therapies, and which populations are more susceptible to AMD. View the transcript Print the transcript

August 18, 2021

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