Progress with stem cell research

Birdshot Uveitis Society has noticed that there have been a lot of new development on stem cell research in the news lately which offer new hope to those whose rods and cones are losing their function.  Here are a few examples which caught our eye in January and which offer hope for Birdshotters in the future:-

Cells from eyes of dead ‘may give sight to blind

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25977215

Gene Therapy could be used to treat blindness

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25718064

Acid bath in vinegar could help develop stem cells

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25917270

Gene Therapy offers break through which could cure blindness

http://news.sky.com/story/1195827/gene-therapy-breakthrough-could-cure-blindness

Retinal Ganglin cells can be printed by piezolectric inket printer

 http://iopscience.iop.org/1758-5090/6/1/015001/article

 

 

 

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