Gene Therapy Gives Long-Term Protection to Photoreceptor Cells in a Mouse Model of Retinitis Pigmentosa

Source: Fight for Sight

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Blindness , Medical Studies , Retina

A collaboration between scientists in the UK and the USA has shown that gene therapy can give life-long protection to the light-sensitive photoreceptor cells responsible for colour vision in a mouse model of the most common inherited eye disorder.

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