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Stem-Cell Therapy Clinics Remain Inadequately Regulated, Pose Risk to Patients

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – Stem-Cell Therapy Clinics Remain Inadequately Regulated, Pose Risk to Patients Though the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is more tightly regulating U.S. clinics that tout stem-cell trials and treatments for inherited retinal diseases (IRDs) and a host…

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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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Foundation Fighting Blindness and 4D Molecular Therapeutics Partner to Boost Retinal Gene Therapy Development

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – Foundation Fighting Blindness and 4D Molecular Therapeutics Partner to Boost Retinal Gene Therapy Development Promising gene therapies for inherited retinal diseases (IRDs) — many of which have moved into clinical trials — use viral delivery systems (aka vectors)…

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FFB-Funded Scientists Report on Nine Promising Translational Research Efforts

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – FFB-Funded Scientists Report on Nine Promising Translational Research Efforts Translational research — moving promising science out of laboratories and into clinical trials — is essential to getting vision-saving, retinal-disease treatments out to the millions who need them. With…

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ID Your IRD: A Free Genetic Testing Program for Eligible People with Inherited Retinal Diseases

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – ID Your IRD: A Free Genetic Testing Program for Eligible People with Inherited Retinal Diseases Genes are like the blueprint or code for determining who we are. We all have about 23,000 pairs of genes in most cells…

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