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"Restoring Sight is Possible Now With Optogenetics"

Washington Post, April 23, 2024

Bionic Sight Reports Meaningful Vision Improvements for RP Patients Receiving Highest Dose of its Emerging Optogenetic Therapy

Foundation Fighting Blindness, April 21, 2023

"Dr. Sheila Nirenberg Wins Barbara McClintock Women Innovator Award"

Weill Cornell Medicine, July 7, 2022

"2022 Bressler Prize Awarded to Dr. Sheila Nirenberg for Outstanding Accomplishments in Vision Science"

GlobeNewswire, May 17, 2022

"Positive interim results in Bionic Sight's optogenetic gene therapy trial"

Presentation in conference entitled "Gene Therapy for Ophthalmic Disorders", Sept, 2021 

"Bionic Sight’s Optogenetic Therapy Enables Blind Patients to Detect Light and Motion in Early Trial"

 Foundation Fighting Blindness, Eye on the Cure Research News, March 30, 2021


"First Four Patients in Bionic Sight's Optogenetic Gene Therapy Trial are Able to Detect Light and Motion"

  GlobeNewswire, March 30, 2021

"Bionic Sight's Optogenetic Therapy Yields Bright Results"

  BioSpace, March 31, 2021


"Bionic Sight LLC Doses First Patient in a Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial of a New Investigational Treatment for     Blindness caused by Retinitis Pigmentosa"

  GlobeNewswire, June 16, 2020

"Cracking the code to treat blindness"

  NBC News, November 28, 2018  


“This neuroscientist says knowing how to talk to the brain could help the blind see”
  The Washington Post Transformers Event, May 20, 2016


“Crain’s 2019 Notable Women in Tech”

  Crain’s New York Business, May 6, 2019


“The Genius Behind Series: The code that may treat blindness”
  BBC Documentary, November 11, 2016


“What if robots could process visual information the way humans do?”
  TEDMED talk, December, 2016


“Meet the Four Startups Helping Ford Develop a Robo-Taxi by 2021"

  Forbes Magazine, August 18, 2016

“This Bionic Eye Could Cure Blindness” 
  Bloomberg Documentary, April 5, 2016


“Interview with the Dean: Weill Cornell Professor wins MacArthur “genius” Award", July 17. 2014”


“Can we speak the language of the brain?”
 TED talk, October, 2011


"Ford Motor Company talks with Sheila Nirenberg"

  Ford video, Sept, 2016.


“Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls”
 Smart Girls episode highlighting Bionic Sight’s work. March 10, 2017

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