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Clinical Trial Updates: Gene Therapy

June 6th, 2017 by FFB Canada

Many experts agree that gene replacement therapy is a novel approach to treating inherited degenerative retinal diseases, especially when the disease is caused by a single gene defect (or mutation)….


FDA Panel Votes Unanimously to Approve New Gene Therapy

October 13th, 2017 by Dr. Mary Sunderland

Canada community, the gene therapy company AGTC is currently enrolling patients living with x-linked retinoschisis from Canada and the US into ongoing gene therapy trials. You can learn more by…


Gene Therapy Improves Vision in Landmark Clinical Trial

July 14th, 2017 by Dr. Mary Sunderland

effects of an experimental gene therapy – voretigene neparvovec – to treat an inherited blinding eye disease caused by mutations in the RPE65 gene. RPE65 mutations are one of the…


Will Gene Therapies Win the Race to Restore Sight?

June 1st, 2017 by FFB Canada

Restore Sight Speaker Series in Vancouver. “Gene therapy is a method to help correct abnormal instructions,” Ruanne explained. “For a missing instruction or a missing gene, gene therapy gives the…


4 Big Predictions for Vision Research in 2017

January 10th, 2017 by Dr. Mary Sunderland

disease, but blinding eye diseases are on the horizon. Making gene therapy mainstream Gene therapy has been in the works for a long time. This year, it is poised to…


Top 10 Things We Learned at Vision Quest 2017

November 7th, 2017 by Dr. Mary Sunderland

…Dr. Netan Choudhry by jumping to the 30:30 time mark in part 1 of his Vision Quest video. 3. There are many ongoing gene therapy clinical trials for inherited blinding…