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    The latest funding round now brings MDFA’s commitment to macular disease research to $5.8 million across 35 projects since 2011.

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    Aspirin and wet AMD

    Australian research shows link between regular aspirin use and age-related macular degeneration.

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    Inaugural research grants awarded

    The inaugural Macular Degeneration Foundation Research Grants Program awarded nearly three-quarters of a million dollars to support crucial macular disease research.

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    Eyes on the future

    The 2011 Eyes on the Future report provides the most comprehensive compilation of macular degeneration statistics and research ever undertaken in Australia.

    Launch of Research Grants program

    The Macular Degeneration Foundation has established a Research Grants Program to raise $10 million over the next 10 years.


    Alcohol and AMD

    Melbourne research has considered the link between alcohol and age-related macular degeneration.

    Costs of AMD

    A study has revealed that AMD costs Australians $2.6 billion a year.