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Research to Prevent Blindness

Reversing Retinal Degenerative Diseases: We’re One Step Closer

RPB-supported researchers made a critical discovery about the gene mutation that causes many retinal degenerative diseases, opening the door for a new line of research into potential treatments.

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Edited Stem Cells Offer Hope for RP Therapy

Findings raise the possibility of treating blinding eye diseases using a patient's own corrected cells as replacement tissue

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New Gene Therapy for Vision Loss from a Mitochondrial Disease

New method for delivering corrective genes to restore energy production in cells could have wide application.

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Renewed Hope for Gene Therapy to Restore Vision

Findings indicate that retinitis pigmentosa is treatable even at advanced disease stages.

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A Passion Fueled By RPB

The Neitzes are internationally recognized for developing a potential gene therapy cure for color blindness and are among the world’s thought leaders on genetic and environmental factors that may be influencing a global epidemic of myopia...

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