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.


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How do connections in the retina re-wire after damage to the light-sensors?

Laying the groundwork for successful stem cell transplants.

November 15 - September 16
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Generating eye tissue for research and treatment

Changing the future of drug development.

June 16 - May 19
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