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Jun 21, 2014
VISIONS 2014 — The Multi-Talented Dr. Shannon Boye
Dr. Boye and her research team received a $900,000 grant for a gene therapy project targeting Leber congenital amaurosis.
Jun 21, 2014
VISIONS 2014 — My Retina Tracker: Track Your Vision and Drive the Research
The powerful and secure system enables patients to keep track of their clinical care and vision changes. At the same time, it enables scientists to search the “de-identified” (i.e., anonymous) patient information to study conditions and identify targets for treatments, preventions and cures.
May 8, 2014
ARVO 2014: European Collaboration Developing Cross-Cutting, Vision-Saving Therapies
Simply put, they’re creating therapies that can save vision in as many people as possible, independent of the genetic cause of disease.
Apr 21, 2014
Flight4Sight: A Man with Usher Syndrome Travels Around the Globe
There’s nothing like a sense of urgency to turn what seems like a crazy idea into reality.
Apr 8, 2014
Total Blindness and Non-24 Sleep Disorder
Non-24 is a very rare condition affecting many (but not all) people who are totally blind and have absolutely no light perception. Their circadian clocks become out of sync as a result.
Mar 20, 2014
UCI Stem-Cell Pioneer Poised to Launch Clinical Trial for RP Patients
Dr. Henry Klassen’s progenitor-based therapy has the potential to rescue a variety of retinal cells — including rods, cones, retinal pigment epithelium and ganglion cells — and, therefore, may save vision in people with a wide range of conditions.
Jan 29, 2014
The Power of Suggestion — Challenges of the Placebo Effect
Even in a well-designed clinical trial, the placebo effect can rear its head.
Jan 22, 2014
Choroideremia Gene Therapy Improves Vision in Human Study
Researchers were able to improve vision in five of six people with choroideremia participating in a clinical trial.
Jan 14, 2014
Vision Improvements Reported in Choroideremia Gene Therapy Clinical Trial
Five of six participants in the initial study group have sustained vision improvements in their treated eyes in dim settings.
Dec 31, 2013
Nouvelle Lumière: French Bionic Retina in a Human Study
The French retinal implant developer Pixium quietly launched a clinical trial for its Intelligent Retinal Implant System 1 (IRIS1) in France, Austria and Germany.