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Gene Therapy Improves Vision in Patients with Congenital Retinal Disease
Date:4/27/2008

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The scientists at the Clinical Vector Core at CCMT have over 30 years experience in the biopharmaceutical industry and in 2007 were awarded a National Institutes of Health contract for clinical grade vector production for trials throughout the United States, attesting to the quality of their vector manufacture. The CCMT's dedicated regulatory affairs support has specialized expertise in clinical gene therapy and coordinates trial approvals from multiple scientific and ethic review committees, manages the study activities at all clinical sites, and ensures compliance with international quality standards for conducting, monitoring, and reporting clinical trials.

The clinical trial was sponsored and primarily funded by the Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Research support was received from The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania, the F.M. Kirby Foundation, the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Research to Prevent Blindness, the Macula Vision Foundation, the Paul and Evanina Mackall Foundation Trust at the Scheie Eye Institute, the Rosanne H. Silbermann Foundation, the Italian Telethon Foundation, the Associazione Italiana Amaurosi Congenita di Leber, the National Center for Research Resources, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health, private philanthropy, and an anonymous donor who is committed to advancing pediatric medicine through maximizing the potential of gene therapy.

About The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in 1855 as the nation's first pediatric hospital. Through its long-standing commitment to providing exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited
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