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Macular Degeneration Research Fund

Macular Degeneration Research Fund

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible blindness among individuals aged 55 years and older in developed countries. In addition to our retinal stem cell and retinal transplant research, our team has made significant contributions to clinical trials establishing vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) blockers as the new standard treatment for Wet-Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Your investment in retinal research today has tremendous influence on the care available tomorrow.

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Brenda Helget

Brenda Helget

College of Medicine
402-502-4111 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
Brenda has 21 years of experience in the nonprofit field, with 16 of those years focused on fundraising. She became a Certified Fundraising Professional (CFRE) in 2004 and also has completed the University of Nebraska-Omaha Nonprofit Certificate in Fundraising Management. Brenda says she likes to think of her position as a “matchmaker” – connecting donors with charitable opportunities that allow them to fully experience the joy of giving.
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