Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The Race for a Cure for Stargardt's

Over the past few years, we've been hearing numerous news release regarding the new research and clinical trials being approved by FDA. The two most promising treatments are being headed by two companies, one located in the US and the other in the UK.

The US company (Advanced Cell Technology) is a biotech company that is experimenting with Stem Cell Therapy that has been recently approved by the FDA for clinical trials. The therapy is said to replace damaged RPE cells with healthy cells which are intended to grow into healthy photo receptors.

To learn more about stem cell therapy for Stargardt's patients, view the link below


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