OSN’s Publication Exclusives focus on inherited retinal dystrophies

The Dec. 10 issue of Ocular Surgery News focused on inherited retinal dystrophies including retinitis pigmentosa, Leber congenital amaurosis and Stargardt disease.
The cover story dove into how treatment and therapies of inherited retinal dystrophies are growing, while OSN Chief Medical Editor Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, discussed cataract surgery in patients with retinal dystrophies.
Here are the issue’s Publication Exclusives:
Outlook optimistic for uncommon inherited retinal dystrophies
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Ohr Pharmaceutical reports net loss for fiscal year

Ohr Pharmaceutical reported a net loss of $23.8 million, or $0.53 per share, for its fiscal year that ended Sept. 30 compared with a net loss of $25.8 million, or $0.82 per share, a year ago, according to a press release.
Operating expenses included $5.3 million in general and administrative expenses, $17.4 million in research and development costs, and $1.2 million in depreciation and amortization compared with last year’s expenses of $7.7 million in general and administrative costs, $16.5 million in research and development, and $1.2 million in depreciation and (Read more...)

Medgadget Sci-Fi Contest 2017: Meet The Winning Stories

Ladies and Gentlemen, this is the moment you have all been waiting for – the day that the winners of the Medgadget Medical Sci-Fi Competition are announced and their fantastic stories are published! First, we would like to thank Eko Devices, the wonderful sponsors of our contest, that make the coolest and most advanced digital […]