Gene Therapy in Ophthalmology Update 3: Genetic Testing of RP Patients Necessary in Order to Direct Treatment

Selected Reviews of AAO 2011 Retina SubSpecialty Day Presentations
Here is another of the presentations made during the Retina SubSpecialty Day Meeting.

Dr. Stephen Tsang presented on factors and the genetics of retinitis pigmentosa. His paper was based on the article previously published by he and his co-author, Kyle Wolpert, that appeared in the November 2010 issue of Retinal Physician
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The Genetics of Retinitis Pigmentosa
Knowing how the varieties of RP are transmitted can be half the battle of treatment.

Stephen H. Tsang, MD, PhD and Kyle Wolpert, BA

Published in Retinal Physician, November 2010
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