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James Free. “We are hopeful that our efforts and partnership
with the Foundation will result in breakthroughs that we can all
The new program is not the first collaboration between the Free
Family and the Foundation. The Free Family currently supports
Paul Bernstein, MD, PhD, a Foundation-funded researcher at the
University of Utah, who is investigating lipids known as very long
chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (VLC-PUFAs) for the treatment of
AMD. In addition, the Free Family previously supported John Ash,
PhD, at the University of Florida, a Foundation-funded investigator
who is developing a gene therapy to preserve vision for a broad
spectrum of retinal diseases.
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