A Simple Non-Invasive Gene Therapy Restores Sight

A simple, non-invasive gene therapy restores sight

June 14, 2013


new retinal gene treatment UC Berkeley researchers have developed an new method for inserting genes into retina cells that is easier and more effective, It could greatly expand gene therapy to help restore sight to patients with blinding diseases ranging from inherited defects like retinitis pigmentosa to degenerative illnesses of old age, such as macular degeneration. Unlike current treatments, … more…