Jonas Low Vision and Blindness investments

Stem Cell Research to Address Degenerative Retinal Disease

The Barbara & Donald Jonas Stem Cell Laboratory at the Harkness Eye Institute at Columbia University was established to use stem cell research to cure degenerative retinal diseases, specifically Late Onset Retinal Dystrophy (LORD) — a rare hereditary condition that destroys the cells responsible for peripheral vision and depth perception.

Jonas Children’s Vision Care at Columbia University

Jonas Children’s Vision Care at Columbia University aims to prevent and treat blindness and other serious eye disorders among children.

Low vision and blindness news

Jonas Philanthropies is engaged in supporting efforts to fight low vision and blindness.

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