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Feb 12, 2015
Dr. Gerald Fishman discusses cystoid macular edema (CME), a potentially damaging accumulation of fluid in the retina affecting up to 32 percent of people with retinitis pigmentosa (RP).
Feb 3, 2015
Biology and genetics can be difficult to understand for even an educated adult, so when something kid-friendly is produced, especially a video, we are eager to share it.
Oct 29, 2014
Because repurposing relies on prior research and clinical data, it reduces the cost and time needed to establish a new therapeutic application for the drug.
Oct 14, 2014
Allison Corona is one of 40 people with Leber congenital amaurosis who’ve benefitted from a gene therapy clinical trial.
Oct 10, 2014
To understand heredity, you have to know a little about genetics. Below is a review of the three major genetic-disease inheritance patterns.
Sep 10, 2014
“…the best thing is to reach out and network, and access all the resources. The more invested you are in what’s out there, the more you get back.”
Sep 8, 2014
The retina is like a multi-layer cake, with each layer comprised of different types of cells, all playing important roles in retinal health and vision.
Aug 7, 2014
Mark Pennesi, M.D., Ph.D., a Foundation-funded clinical researcher at the Casey Eye Institute, discusses the first human study of gene therapy for Usher syndrome type 1B.
Aug 1, 2014
An innovative genetic-engineering approach called “directed evolution” to find optimal gene-delivery systems based on adeno-associated viruses (AAVs).
Jul 18, 2014
The story of vision loss in a Peruvian village