August 8th, 2013
August 5th, 2013Patient-specific iPSC-derived photoreceptor precursor cells as a means to investigate retinitis pigmentosa
In this study, state of the art sequencing technologies were used to identify disease-causing mutations in the USH2A gene in an adult patient with autosomal recessive Retinitis Pigmentosa.
August 5th, 2013
In 2010 scientists at the University of Iowa Wynn Institute for Vision Research discovered an RP-causing gene known as MAK. They have now embarked upon an ambitious project to cure this disease, which has three major goals.