Stem Cells in Ophthalmology Update 22: A Stargardt’s Clinical Trial Patient’s Story – In Her Own Words

Back a few months ago, I got an inquiry about my tables of clinical trials published in my online Journal. I responded to the woman inquirer and found out that she was considering participating in a clinical trial. The inquirer was Maurie Hill. She has Stargardt’s disease.

We began corresponding and she told me that she was planning on going to the Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia to be screened for the Advanced Cell Technology’s ongoing stem cell clinical trial. She was screened and accepted into the program and became the sixth patient treated, and the first of the second (Read more...)

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