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    Investigating blood supply and AMD

    Associate Professor Chi Luu is being funded by MDFA to investigate the relationships between blood supply to the retina, photoreceptor health and AMD phenotypes.

    Quality of life and AMD

    With an MDFA research grant Dr Sheela Kumaran is investigating the independence, emotional wellbeing, and all-round quality of life of people living with AMD.

    Investigating macular oedema

    This exciting research project, being funded by our Research Grants Program, is looking at the potential to use existing drugs to treat macular oedema.

    Understanding AMD at a cellular level

    Dr Zhang has been awarded $45,000 under the new Grant Family Fund for early career macular disease researchers.

    MDFA awards $1 million to eight exciting research projects

    MDFA has awarded more than $1 million in research funding to eight promising projects, in the search for a cure for macular diseases.

    New gene therapy for AMD

    MDFA funded researcher, Dr Yvette Wooff is investigating cell particles called extracellular vesicles (EV), which could help develop novel gene therapies for dry AMD.

    10 years of MDFA Research Grants

    Celebrating the 10th anniversary of MDFA’s Research Grants Program, this free publication introduces you to the talented researchers your donations have funded since 2011.

    Inaugural Ita Buttrose Oration

    MDFA Patron Ita Buttrose AC OBE calls on Government to reject Medicare eye injection rebate cut.

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    Ita Buttrose Medicare Cut

    An additional 47,000 Australians will experience severe vision loss or blindness if a proposed cut to the Medicare rebate for sight-saving eye injections is approved, warns MDFA Patron Ita Buttrose AC OBE.