Blindness reversed through simple gene therapy (Animal Model)

Blindness reversed through simple gene therapy (Animal Model)

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Researchers have shown how it might be possible to reverse blindness using gene therapy to reprogram cells at the back of the eye to become light sensitive.

Citation: Long-term restoration of visual function in end-stage retinal degeneration using subretinal human melanopsin gene therapy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2017; 201701589 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1701589114