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Experimental Gene Therapy Completes Critical Regulatory Step

May 26th, 2017 by FFB Canada

…a reality when the company, Spark Therapeutics, completed a key application to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). If successful, this application would make Spark’s lead drug candidate, voretigene neparvovec,…


FDA Panel Votes Unanimously to Approve New Gene Therapy

October 13th, 2017 by Dr. Mary Sunderland

…McCormick, who lives with a blinding eye disease, Lebers congenital amaurosis (LCA), that is caused by RPE65 mutations. Jack played a critically important role educating the Spark Therapeutics team about…


4 Big Predictions for Vision Research in 2017

January 10th, 2017 by Dr. Mary Sunderland

…break into the mainstream. Companies like Spark Therapeutics are in the final regulatory stages of making the first ocular gene therapy an approved treatment. We were fortunate to have some…


Gene Therapy Improves Vision in Landmark Clinical Trial

July 14th, 2017 by Dr. Mary Sunderland

…We recently shared our excitement when Spark Therapeutics, who is leading the development of voretigene neparvovec, made a submission to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a critical step toward…


Turning Vision Research Into Therapies (Audio)

December 7th, 2015 by FFB Canada

…Ring, Head Patient Advocate at Spark Therapeutics. Here is what Vision Quest participants are saying about the panel: “All of the speakers were wonderful – clear, concise and knowledgeable. I…


Youth Space Spotlight: Laura

March 2nd, 2014 by FFB Canada

…goals in life will change, and you will be a person that you never thought you would be. There is a spark in you that people will see on day,…