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Author: Ben Shaberman

ProQR Doses First Participant in Its LCA10 Therapy Clinical Trial

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – ProQR Doses First Participant in Its LCA10 Therapy Clinical Trial ProQR, a biotech company in the Netherlands, has treated its first patient in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial for QR-110, a therapy for people with Leber congenital amaurosis…

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FDA Committee Unanimously Recommends Approval for Spark’s RPE65 Gene Therapy – Final Decision Due in January 2018

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – FDA Committee Unanimously Recommends Approval for Spark’s RPE65 Gene Therapy – Final Decision Due in January 2018 Ashley and Cole Carper traveled from Little Rock, AR, to tell their family’s story at the FDA hearing. Spark Therapeutics has…

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FFB’s Investments Are Filling the Pipeline for Vision-Saving Therapies

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – FFB’s Investments Are Filling the Pipeline for Vision-Saving Therapies With five gene-therapy clinical trials underway or soon to begin, Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation (AGTC) is generating tremendous excitement for the potential to overcome vision loss from several inherited…

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MeiraGTx Treats First Patient in XLRP Gene-Therapy Trial

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – MeiraGTx Treats First Patient in XLRP Gene-Therapy Trial MeiraGTx, a gene-therapy company in London and New York City, has treated its first patient in a gene-therapy clinical trial for people with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa (XLRP) caused by mutations…

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Scientists Receive $25 Million to Develop a Vision-Restoring System that Connects to the Brain

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – Scientists Receive Million to Develop a Vision-Restoring System that Connects to the Brain Labels in English are (clockwise from upper left): Intelligent neuromorphic camera/LED; Matrix for optical stimulation of neurons/electronic; Implant for data processing/external; Antenna for energy transfer…

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