Protease inhibitors, routinely used in the treatment of HIV infection may soon provide neuro- protection against cell death in the retina. Research, conducted at the… Read More »HIV protease inhibitors may find use in treatment of retinal degeneration
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… Read More »Stem cells may be used to ferry therapeutics to diseased retina
Research conducted at Harvard Medical School has provided a fresh perspective on why healthy cells die in patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP). This long-standing puzzle… Read More »US research illuminates mystery of cone death in retinitis pigmentosa
New research has demonstrated that colour blindness may be capable of rescue by a simple sub-retinal injection of the genetic sequence for the missing photopigment.… Read More »Treating colour blindness with gene therapy shifts long held beliefs.
A remarkable paper published in the prestigious journal Cell is set to revise long held assumptions on how genes may be organised within the nucleus… Read More »Mother Nature never fails to impress â€“nuclear architecture within the retina
New research from a team of neuroscientists at Johns Hopkins have shown how recently discovered light sensors in the eye capture light and communicate with… Read More »Ancient cells keep modern humans ticking over