Displaying 11–20 of 632 for “retinal diseases”
Aug 12, 2020
Everything patients and families want to know about gene therapy…and a little bit more
In recent years, the number of stem cell treatments offered by various clinics claiming to benefit retinal eye disease has increased. Of concern, are those clinics administering stem cell-based therapies that do not adhere to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) standards. Recently, a federal court ruled that the FDA has regulatory authority over stem cell procedures and has the power to halt them, even if the stem cells originate from the participating patient.
Jan 18, 2018
The Assistance Fund, an independent charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs, today launched a new program that offers financial support for individuals with inherited retinal diseases.
May 10, 2022
The Foundation Fighting Blindness, the world’s leading organization committed to finding treatments and cures for retinal degenerative diseases, will host an online continuing medical education (CME and COPE) course on inherited retinal disease gene therapies on Thursday, June 9, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. EDT.
Jul 8, 2013
Check out RetNet, the online catalogue of every known retinal degenerative disease gene.
Jan 27, 2022
Commitment to expand translational research acceleration program and fund career development award.
Nov 2, 2018
Since 1989 genetic researchers, many funded by the Foundation, have identified approximately 270 genes linked to IRDs. In most cases, defects in a single gene can cause a retinal disease and vision loss.
Dec 15, 2021
Program to have special translational research emphasis on inherited macular dystrophy.
Aug 4, 2021
New opportunities continue to develop in an evolving landscape.
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.