Gene Therapy in Ophthalmology Update 8: Promising Results in the Treatment of Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis (LCA)

As noted in the Gene Therapy in Ophthalmology by Application table shown in Update 7, there are seven clinical trials underway at various institutions aimed at the treatment of Leber’s Disease. Some of these trials have been underway for several years with multiple patients having been treated.

When I sent a copy of the table to Dr. Stephen Rose, chief research officer for the Foundation Fighting Blindness for comments and review, I also asked the question, “Who is tracking and reporting on the results of the patients already treated?” I didn’t get a direct response, but a few days (Read more...)

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