Tag Archives: Inherited Blindness

‘Crispr’ gene editing technique may treat inherited blindness

New York: A new gene editing technique, which was hailed as the breakthrough of 2015 by Science Magazine, has been found effective in preventing retinal degeneration in a type of inherited blindness, a study says.

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Gene therapy trial for inherited blindness shows promising results

London: The first clinical trial of a gene therapy for an inherited cause of progressive blindness called choroideraemia has shown promising initial results which have surpassed expectations of the Oxford University researchers leading the study.

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Drug shown to improve sight for patients with inherited blindness

A condition which robs patients of their sight has for the first time been reversed with a drug, giving some people legally certified as blind, useful vision to improve everyday life.

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