POSITRACTION: Gene Therapy Trial Restores Vision

2018-Oct-21

https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/in-world-first-gene-therapy-trial-restores-vision-in-patients-with-genetic-form-of-blindness/

In ‘World First,’ Gene Therapy Trial Restores Vision in Patients With Genetic Form of Blindness
By Good News Network – Oct 9, 2018

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An exciting new gene therapy trial has restored full or partial vision to blind patients who were robbed of their sight because of a genetic condition.

The study, which was launched at the University of Oxford back in 2011, recruited 14 patients to receive an eye injection of the virus containing the missing gene that caused the blindness.

By the end of the study, there was a significant gain in vision across the group of patients as a whole.

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Amazing!

How little “we” know about ourselves or our biology.

Wonder how many people this translates into?

Although anything over 1 is great, imho.

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