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Category: Retinitis pigmentosa

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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jCyte Stem-Cell Therapy Moves into Phase IIb Clinical Trial for RP

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – jCyte Stem-Cell Therapy Moves into Phase IIb Clinical Trial for RP These are retinal progenitors. The stem-cell therapy company jCyte is launching a Phase IIb clinical trial of its therapy for people with retinitis pigmentosa (RP). The trial…

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Dr. Eliot Berson, Pioneer in Vitamin A Therapy for Retinitis Pigmentosa, Passes Away

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – Dr. Eliot Berson, Pioneer in Vitamin A Therapy for Retinitis Pigmentosa, Passes Away No one in the retinal disease research community brought more passion and commitment to his or her work than Dr. Eliot Berson. As The William…

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