People in the NorthWest with X-linked retinoschisis

XLRS Natural History Study Beginning in Portland, Oregon

March 29, 2013 – Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is launching a three-year natural history study for people with X-linked retinoschisis (XLRS). Funded by the Foundation Fighting Blindness, the investigation’s primary goal is to identify outcome measures — such as changes in vision or retinal structure — that could be useful in evaluating the effectiveness of potential therapies in clinical trials. The study will also help determine the types of XLRS patients most suitable for future therapeutic studies.

Knowledge gained from the XLRS natural history study will aid in the (Read more...)

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