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What you need to know about laser therapy for Coats’ Disease

This information is provided to us by our Board Member and medical advisor, Dr. Arthur Fu of West Coast Retina. Describe the laser surgery most commonly performed on Coats’ Disease patients. Most patients who have severe Coats’ disease lose blood flow to the retina. Small blood vessels known as capillaries close, and this leads to higher […]


Letter from our Founder: A Look Into The Future

It is with pride and renewed energy to find the cure for Coats Disease that I write to my fellow patient families, donors, and friends of JMCDF. Thank you for taking time to read on. Did you know that a majority of Americans fear losing their eyesight more than any of their other senses? As […]


Help us build the first and only Coats’ Disease Patient Registry

At JMCDF, our mission is to enable new insights into the study of Coats’ Disease as we continue to push the ball forward towards finding a cure. Over the past 10 years, we have learned a lot about the medical research community and understand some of the challenges researchers face when looking to study the […]


Help us fund the National Tissue Bank for Coats Disease with the Wilmer Eye Institute

In addition to our major efforts towards finding a cure – the Genentech Study and the newly established Patient Registry — we are excited to announce the Jack McGovern Coats Disease Foundation National Tissue Biobank in partnership with the Wilmer Eye Institute. The prestigious Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute has applied to JMCDF for a grant to build the […]