USHIE, our mascot with black sunglasses and headset, is hot! USHIE is the symbol of all people who cannot hear and see well because of Usher Syndrome. The mascot was launched while developing the infographics for a campaign held one year ago. Now we see USHIE more and more often.
The story of George Kabel is the story of victory and defeat. It takes you into the world of the blind artist George Kabel (1955) from Eindhoven. The documentary is about giving new meaning to your life. At first George loses his sight and then he’s turning completely deaf. We
During the 7 Hills Run in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, Joshua Cheptegei broke a world record, but the fifth edition of Run4Usher was a record-breaker too! Last weekend, 110 runners appeared at the start of the 7 Hills Run. People suffering from Usher Syndrome and their families and friends took up
Source: NPO 2Doc.nl Text: Wieneke van Koppen Photo: Lin Woldendorp Date: 3 October 2018 In 2014 ‘The small world of Machteld Cossee’ made by director Hetty Nietsch had its première at the Dutch Film Festival. Six months later it was broadcast on television in 2Doc. Machteld Cossee is an enterprising
Stichting Ushersyndroom finances CRUSH study The expertise centre for Usher Syndrome in Radboudumc in Nijmegen (the Netherlands) will start a natural development study into Usher Syndrome. This is a very important step in the research into a treatment of Usher Syndrome, because this study may substantially shorten the running time
Stichting Ushersyndroom will finance the start of the CRUSH study, a natural development study into Usher Syndrome. With this the basis can be laid for future trials. Patients can, with their own files at hand, register for the CRUSH database and so bear the responsibility for the solution and the
Last week we received the great news about the upcoming first trials in the study into Usher Syndrome. Foundation Fighting Blindness will invest $7,5 million in the pharmaceutical company ProQR for setting up the first clinical trial for patients with retina degeneration caused by mutations in USH2A exon 13. This
Foundation Fighting Blindness will provide up to $7.5 million in funding to develop ProQR’s candidate QR-421a for Usher syndrome type 2A Foundation Fighting Blindness and ProQR Therapeutics N.V. , announced that they have entered into a partnership to develop QR-421a for Usher syndrome 2A caused by an exon 13 mutation