Our research

Fight for Sight funds pioneering research to prevent sight loss and treat eye disease in adults and children. Each year, we provide a range of funding opportunities for research teams based in the UK who are attached to recognised academic or medical institutions. You can read summaries of our research projects below.


By research category

The Frankenburg PhD Studentship

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Can stem cells repair the retina’s blood supply in dry AMD?

Aiming to develop a treatment that could prevent AMD from progressing.

October 16 - September 19
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C9: A new genetic risk factor for AMD

Untangling the effects of genetics and the environment.

October 15 - August 18
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