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JUL 02, 2015 - Health Canal

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JUN 25, 2015 - Health Canal

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U.Va. Researchers ID Best Source of Stem Cells to Block Diabetic Blindness

University of Virginia researchers have taken a significant step forward in their efforts to use stem cells to block vision loss caused by diabetic retinopathy, a condition that affects millions of people with diabetes.

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JUN 22, 2015 - Health Canal

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Research shows possible way to prevent degenerative eye condition

An Oxford University study has found that reducing the tendency of vitamin A to form toxic clumps could slow down a condition that leads to blindness in children and young adults.

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JUN 15, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Avalanche eye therapy meets safety goal; vision improvement modest

Avalanche Biotechnologies Inc's experimental gene therapy for a leading cause of blindness met its primary safety goal in a small mid-stage trial, while staving off vision loss. Shares of Avalanche initially jumped more than 25 percent in after hours trading. The medicine is injected into the lower retina, instead of into the vitreous fluid, the mode of delivery used for ...

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JUN 15, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Avalanche eye gene therapy meets safety goal

(Reuters) - Avalanche Biotechnologies Inc's experimental gene therapy for a leading cause of blindness met its primary safety goal in a small mid-stage trial, while staving off vision loss. The medicine is injected into the lower retina, instead of directly into the vitreous fluid, the mode of delivery used for existing treatments such as Roche Holding AG's Lucentis and Regeneron ...

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