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Ophthotech Launching Human Study of Emerging Therapy for Stargardt Disease

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – Ophthotech Launching Human Study of Emerging Therapy for Stargardt Disease Audio Version:Your browser does not support the audio element. Ophthotech, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies for eye diseases, has enrolled the first patient in its Phase 2b clinical…

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Clinical Trial to Launch for System Combining Optogenetics and Eyewear

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – Clinical Trial to Launch for System Combining Optogenetics and Eyewear Audio Version:Your browser does not support the audio element. The French biotech GenSight Biologics has received regulatory authorization in the UK to launch the PIONEER Phase 1/2 clinical…

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History Is Made: FDA Approves Spark’s Vision-Restoring Gene Therapy

Source: Foundation Fighting Blindness Blog – Eye on the Cure – History Is Made: FDA Approves Spark’s Vision-Restoring Gene Therapy Spark Therapeutics’ vision-restoring RPE65 gene therapy has received marketing approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, becoming the first gene therapy to gain regulatory approval in the U.S.…

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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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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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