Category: Bio-Ophthalmology

Month: 04 May 2010

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Stem cells may be used to ferry therapeutics to diseased retina

Researchers at Imperial College London have shown that stem cells may be used as a delivery vehicle for therapeutics designed to treat retinal degenerations. The novel findings, reported in the journal Molecular Vision (15:962-973), have demonstrated that embryonic stem cells engineered to secrete a neuroprotectant provide a beneficial effect for at least three months after injection.

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