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AMD Challenge : run for a good cause!

The Fondation Pierre Brise-Bois invites you again this year to the AMD Challenge, which will take place along the St. Lawrence riverbank in Lasalle, on June 12 2016. You can choose to run alone or with a team, and various distances (from 1 to 30 km) are available. All the profits generated by the run will be given to Age-related Macular Degeneration and Stargardt’s disease research. → For more details

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Results of the Networking Contest

Participation in the first National and International Networking competition of the Vision Health Research Network was exceptional, with 19 applications involving 43 research teams in 17provinces, states, and countries, including Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, the United States (Washington, Minnesota, Missouri, Tennessee, New York), France, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, Portugal, Sweden, → Read more

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Dr. Cayouette’s works on the frontpage of Developmental Cell

Through their efforts, Dr. Cayouette, a VHRN member, and his team discovered a new control mechanism of stem cell development. This discovery could eventually allow the production of specific retinal cells that could be used to regenerate damaged tissues.
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Discoveries

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Laureates

2016-2017 Vision Network Publication Award

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    Hosni Cherif

    PhD candidate, École d’optométrie de l’Université de Montréal

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    Mathieu Gauvin

    PhD candidate, McGill University

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    Pierre Mattar

    Postdoctoral fellow, Université de Montréal

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Annual meeting

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    Ali Belayachi, Jean-Michel Bourget, Marie Dorr, Anthony Flamier, Michel Fries, Mathieu Gauvin, Sandrine Joly, Mustapha Lhor, Ankush Madaan, Ian Massé, Khalil Miloudi, Kalo Ntumba, Sarah Roy, Diane Sayah, Daniel Spiegel, and Mathieu Thériault

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