Non-Viral Gene Therapy for the Treatment of Retinal Degeneration.

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Abstract: Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is the most common neurodegenerative disorder that leads to blindness and affects approximately 1 in 4000 individuals world wide. There is currently no curative therapeutic option for patients suffering from RP. Because of the chronic nature of RP and many other ocular diseases, gene therapy may offer an ideal form of treatment. We have shown that a novel synthe... read more

Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. Department of Genetics.
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