Listen back to The Blind Guys Chat podcast with Fighting Blindness Research Managers Dr. Ellen Moran and Dr. Rachel Bermingham

Our Research Managers Dr. Ellen Moran (Clinical Projects and Events) and Dr. Rachel Bermingham (Academic Projects and Impact) were delighted to recently take part in the Blind Guys Chat (ep. 74).

Click here and listen back to the interview with Dr. Ellen Moran and Dr. Rachel Bermingham (21.00-43.30 mins).

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Fighting Blindness Research Managers Dr. Ellen Moran and Dr. Rachel Bermingham, taking part in the Blind Guys Chat Podcast.

Blind Guys chat is a biweekly podcast, produced by Óran O’Neill, Jan Bloem and Stuart Lawler based in Ireland and the Netherlands. The show takes an easy and breezy approach to life, disability, technology, and just about anything else that the hosts hink of!

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Dr. Ellen and Dr. Rachel talked about the research that Fighting Blindness supports, and about the upcoming Retina International World Congress 2024. Find more information on what they talked about, at the links below:


  • About the Fighting Blindness V.I.P. Network: click here


  • The revamped ‘Meet your Researchers’ page where you can find interviews and videos with our funded researchers explaining their work in lay terms: click here


  • About the Retina International World Congress (RIWC24) that we will host in Dublin, from June 5-8, 2024: click here


And finally, in case you are interested, here is the list of mental health supports that Fighting Blindness offers. This list was collated from the mental health panel discussion in Episode 57 of Blind Guys Chat, which you can listen back to here.

Many thanks to the hosts Óran, Jan and Stuart,  for the initiative!

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