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Stems Cells Help Restore Visual Function In Mice
2012-10-02 13:47:10

Columbia University ophthalmologists and stem cell researchers have developed an experimental treatment for blindness using the patient's skin cells, which has improved the vision of blind mice in testing.

2011-10-03 15:24:35

In a paper published in the October 2011 issue of Experimental Biology and Medicine, a team of researchers at Columbia University Medical Center led by Stephen Tsang, MD, Ph.D have achieved temporary functional preservation of photoreceptors in a mouse model for retinitis pigmentosa (RP) using novel bipartite gene therapy.

2010-02-24 14:36:45

Findings could affect future treatments for macular degeneration, stargardt disease & other forms of retinal disease


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