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Aniridia Canada Enters the 2019 Scotiabank Charity Challenge in Ottawa

For our 4th consecutive year we are entering the Charity Challenge in Ottawa to raise awareness and funds to support those with Aniridia. If you wish to participate or sponsor our team you can find the details on our events page: http://www.aniridia.ca/events/

No light perception acuity is a devastating but uncommon outcome of B-KPro surgery. Patients with aniridia appear to be at increased risk.

http://www.ajo.com/article/S0002-9394(17)30257-X/fulltext    

Childhood Glaucoma: Parents Are First Line of Defense

http://www.glaucoma.org/glaucoma/childhood-glaucoma-parents-are-first-line-of-defense.php      

A diet high in Omega-3’s is crucial for eye health and for managing dry eye symptoms caused by malfunction of the tear glands
Research to reverse Glaucoma in Mice is encouraging

Scientists Reversed Glaucoma in Mice With the Help of a Single Gene

2017 Awareness campaign and fundraising

2017 Awareness campaign and fundraising December 18, 2016 In 2016 the Canadian Aniridia Foundation participated in their first Scotiabank Charity Challenge (Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend). Having registered on very short notice and putting together a great team we were able to raise $4340 which was received by the Community Foundation of Ottawa in October. We…

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Registration under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act

Registration under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act November 9 2016 We are please to announce that we are now a fully registered Charity as a private foundation under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act. This achievement comes after operating under the umbrella of the Community Foundation of Ottawa for approximately 2 years. We thank the Community…

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Wilms' Tumor: A Cancer Found in Children – The Gazette Review

There are various diseases and conditions that can affect the kidneys. Some of these conditions are life-threatening and can have serious consequences. Source: Wilms’ Tumor: A Cancer Found in Children – The Gazette Review

Blind cross country runner defying the odds, competing on high school team | Fox 59

Source: Blind cross country runner defying the odds, competing on high school team | Fox 59

Novel mutations in PAX6, OTX2 and NDP in anophthalmia, microphthalmia and coloboma

The European Journal of Human Genetics is the official Journal of the European Society of Human Genetics, publishing high-quality, original research papers, short reports, News and Commentary articles and reviews in the rapidly expanding field of human genetics and genomics.

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