Investigating the influence of a protein in the development of age-related macular degeneration

3 July 2019
Source: Fight for Sight

Fight for Sight is announcing funding for researchers from the University of Manchester who aim to investigate the role of a protein in the development of age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in the UK. The protein is known normally to protect membranes and tissues around the body but its recent discovery on a special membrane (Bruch’s membrane)

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The MED4VI Study (mobile electronic devices for visual impairment) – now looking for participants

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24 June 2019
Source: City, University of London

The study, funded by Fight for Sight and run by the University of Manchester in collaboration with City, University of London, aims to discover whether mobile electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets improve quality of life for people with a visual impairment. Although this technology has great potential to benefit people with visual impairment, there is currently little evidence

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The MED4VI Study (mobile electronic devices for visual impairment) – now looking for participants

10 September 2018
Source: University of Manchester

The study, funded by Fight for Sight and run by the University of Manchester in collaboration with City, University of London, aims to discover whether mobile electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets improve quality of life for people with a visual impairment. Although this technology has great potential to benefit people with visual impairment, there is currently little evidence

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University of Manchester: What do you think about mobile electronic devices for visually impaired service users?

5 February 2018
Source: University of Manchester

Do you routinely ask service users whether they use a smartphone? Do you recommend the use of a Kindle, or an iPad? Or do you think that these devices aren’t suitable or available for a lot of your client group? Whatever your experience with mobile electronic devices for individuals who are visually impaired, we would like to hear about your

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