Choroideremia: Towards a Therapy – Corrected Proof

Purpose: To review what progress has been made towards the application of ocular gene therapy to prevent progressive vision loss in patients affected by choroideremia.Design: A Perspective based on the collective opinions of researchers and clinicians actively engaged in vision research on choroideremia and a review of current literature.Methods: Researchers from Europe, Canada, Australia, and the United States were convened to the first International Choroideremia Research Symposium held in Sommières, France in September 2011. Attendees shared their collective understanding of the pathophysiology of choroideremia and current trends in the development of treatments, with an emphasis on the potential of gene therapy as (Read more...)

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