• VIDEO: Several options for gene therapy in treatment of geographic atrophy

    10 days ago - By Healio

    NEW YORK - In this video, David Eichenbaum, MD, director of research at Retina Vitreous Associates of Florida, discussed the current pipeline of treatments for geographic atrophy at OSN New York Retina.
    Eichenbaum talked about studies involving gene therapies delivered in several different methods, including intraocular gene therapy with transvitreal injection.
    “It could reduce the patient burden if the protein products, which modulate complement in those studies, work,” Eichenbaum said.
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  • Researchers discover a new function of CRISPR/Cas9 gene scissors

    Researchers discover a new function of CRISPR/Cas9 gene scissors

    10 days ago - By News Medical

    For several years now, the CRISPR/Cas9 gene scissors have been causing a sensation in science and medicine.
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