Retinitis Pigmentosa
Clinical Trials for Retinitis Pigmentosa
Thanks to funding from Proposition 71, California’s $3 billion investment in stem cell research, and the state funding entity it created, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), there are now 36 human clinical trials in various stages of progress, including a trial for ...
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Retinitis Pigmentosa
VIDEO: How Stem Cells Could Treat Retinitis Pigmentosa
How is stem cell research changing the lives of patients with Retinitis Pigmentosa? Find out how stem cell research at UC Irvine, funded by California’s Proposition 71: California’s $3 billion Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative, is changing the ...
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Retinitis Pigmentosa
How can stem cells help treat or cure retinitis pigmentosa (blindness)?
Scientists are using stem cells to support and restore the light-sensing cells in the eye that degenerate and die in retinitis pigmentosa (RP). These fresh cells can be implanted into the back of the eye to see if this will help slow the vision loss caused by RP.
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