Retinal Dystrophy

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Company seeks to test stem cells for blindness  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Reuters IndiaWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Advanced Cell Technology, a small Massachusetts-based biotechnology company, ...

Guide dogs bring freedom  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Orillia Packet & TimesHutt slowly started going blind in 1980 when she was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a genetic eye condition that causes progressive retinal dystrophy. ...

International team in the midst of developing gene therapy to ...  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
HealthJockey.comThis is noted to be a hereditary retinal dystrophy where abnormalities of the photoreceptor rods and cones seemingly lead to progressive visual loss.

Mother walks to counter son's vision loss  -  Jun 25, 2008
Shelbyville Times-Gazette,Barber's son, Jason, suffers from retinitis pigmentosa, a hereditary retinal dystrophy that leads to progressive vision loss. While there's no cure for his

Effect of Gene Therapy on Visual Function in Leber's Congenital ...  -  22 May 2008
New England Journal of Medicine (subscription),...and Robin R. Ali, Ph.D. by Miller, JW Early-onset, severe retinal dystrophy caused by mutations in the gene encoding retinal pigment epithelium–specific

Targeted Genetics Announces Data From First Gene Therapy Trial for ...  -  Apr 27, 2008
CNNMoney.comThe purpose of this study was to determine whether gene therapy for retinal dystrophy caused by RPE 5 mutations was associated with immediately obvious

Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Rare Childhood Blindness  -  May 6, 2008
ClinicalTrialsToday,By Tracy Trundle Targeted Genetics reported positive results from a phase I/II trial of their RPE65 gene therapy for the treatment of retinal dystrophy due

what is juvenile macular degeneration  -  Nov 17, 2007
FemaleFirst.co.uk,...second most common form of juvenile macular degeneration is best's vitelliform retinal dystrophy. it's also inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern,

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