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