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CHOP celebrates EC approval of first and only gene therapy for patients with inherited retinal disease

CHOP celebrates EC approval of first and only gene therapy for patients with inherited retinal disease

FDA approves new gene therapy targeting rare form of inherited vision loss

FDA approves new gene therapy targeting rare form of inherited vision loss

TSRI scientists discover how key protein establishes proper vision

TSRI scientists discover how key protein establishes proper vision

New drug treatment can override genetic fault that causes choroideremia

New drug treatment can override genetic fault that causes choroideremia

Study shows children with rare eye disease have greatest benefit from gene therapy

Study shows children with rare eye disease have greatest benefit from gene therapy

Scientific collaboration pinpoints genetic cause of rare form of blindness in newborn babies

Scientific collaboration pinpoints genetic cause of rare form of blindness in newborn babies

TSRI scientists map out protein structure involved in cellular function, nervous system development

TSRI scientists map out protein structure involved in cellular function, nervous system development

Research reveals stark variation in genetic tests for inherited eye disease in England

Research reveals stark variation in genetic tests for inherited eye disease in England

Study shows stark variation in genetic testing services for inherited eye conditions in England

Study shows stark variation in genetic testing services for inherited eye conditions in England

Genable Technologies, Spark Therapeutics to advance novel therapy for rare form of retinitis pigmentosa

Genable Technologies, Spark Therapeutics to advance novel therapy for rare form of retinitis pigmentosa

Research holds promise for developing treatments for retinitis pigmentos

Research holds promise for developing treatments for retinitis pigmentos

Study shows complement activation plays an important role in inherited macular degeneration

Study shows complement activation plays an important role in inherited macular degeneration

Mass. Eye and Ear announces recipients of 2012 Curing Kids Fund grants

Mass. Eye and Ear announces recipients of 2012 Curing Kids Fund grants

Inexpensive drug therapy shows promise in treating premature infants with childhood blindness

Inexpensive drug therapy shows promise in treating premature infants with childhood blindness

EMA grants QLT positive opinions for Orphan Drug Designation of QLT091001 to treat inherited blindness

EMA grants QLT positive opinions for Orphan Drug Designation of QLT091001 to treat inherited blindness

QLT's oral synthetic retinoid granted orphan drug designation for treatment of Leber Congenital Amaurosis

QLT's oral synthetic retinoid granted orphan drug designation for treatment of Leber Congenital Amaurosis

Eye implant restores some vision in retinitis pigmentosa

Eye implant restores some vision in retinitis pigmentosa

New study holds promise for patients with LCA

New study holds promise for patients with LCA

Interim results from QLT's Phase 1b study of QLT091001 for Leber congenital amaurosis

Interim results from QLT's Phase 1b study of QLT091001 for Leber congenital amaurosis

LCA: Few possess genetic mutation necessary for positive outcome from gene therapy

LCA: Few possess genetic mutation necessary for positive outcome from gene therapy