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'Switching on' Sight using Gene Therapy

'Switching on' Sight using Gene Therapy

Study uncovers new gene variants that may cause inherited retinal dystrophies

Study uncovers new gene variants that may cause inherited retinal dystrophies

New approach could lead to better treatments for mitochondrial diseases

New approach could lead to better treatments for mitochondrial diseases

New formulation to administer antibodies for choroidal neovascularization therapy

New formulation to administer antibodies for choroidal neovascularization therapy

Largest study identifies causal genetic variants associated with type 1 diabetes risk

Largest study identifies causal genetic variants associated with type 1 diabetes risk

Consuming large amounts of daily caffeine may increase the risk of glaucoma

Consuming large amounts of daily caffeine may increase the risk of glaucoma

Gene therapy protects eye cells in mice with retinitis pigmentosa

Gene therapy protects eye cells in mice with retinitis pigmentosa

Genetic flaw shows promise for treating eye disease

Genetic flaw shows promise for treating eye disease

Alzheimer’s proteins linked to age-related vision loss

Alzheimer’s proteins linked to age-related vision loss

Amazing possibilities of using artificial intelligence in pathology

Amazing possibilities of using artificial intelligence in pathology

Scientists discover how the 3D structure of eye-lens proteins is formed

Scientists discover how the 3D structure of eye-lens proteins is formed

Researchers discover genetic factors underlying diabetic retinopathy

Researchers discover genetic factors underlying diabetic retinopathy

New gene therapy can protect visual function in patients with dominant optic atrophy

New gene therapy can protect visual function in patients with dominant optic atrophy

Researchers identify potential new treatments for blindness

Researchers identify potential new treatments for blindness

Treatment using immune system T cells preserves vision of mice with retinoblastoma

Treatment using immune system T cells preserves vision of mice with retinoblastoma

Gene therapy to the inner retina prevents blindness in Cln3-deficient mice

Gene therapy to the inner retina prevents blindness in Cln3-deficient mice

Human stem cell models reveal neurodegeneration in glaucoma

Human stem cell models reveal neurodegeneration in glaucoma