Beta-Blockers Tied to Higher Cataract Risk
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The finding "should be taken with a degree of caution," s...Bunya, M.D., assistant professor, ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania scheie
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Safety study indicates gene therapy for blindness improves vision
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Samuel G. Jacobson, M.D., Ph.D., a professor of ophthalmology with the scheie
Eye Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, is the study's principal investigator.
"This groundbreaking gene therapy trial builds on 15 years ...
New DNA Tests Advances Treatment of Lysosomal Storage Diseases
...past decade, ERT has become available for Fabry disease, Mucopolysaccharidosis Type VI (MPS VI - Maroteaux-Lamy), and MPS I (Hurler, Hurler-Scheie, or scheie
syndrome). ERT also is in development for other lysosomal storage conditions including Pompe (also known as glycogen storage disease type II), MPS II ...
People with early AMD not benefited by Laser Treatment
...rusen who are at a high risk for vision loss and AMD," said Stuart L. Fine, MD, CAPT chairman and chair, Penn's Department of Ophthalmology; Director, scheie
Eye Institute. "We found that laser treatment had neither a clinically significant beneficial nor harmful effect for these patients. There is no evide...
PAI-2 Plays a Pivotal Role in Eye Infections
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Eye Institute, and Marcella Macaluso, Ph.D., of the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research at Temple University (http://www.shro.org), published their s...
Gene Therapy Improves Vision in Patients with Congenital Retinal Disease
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Promising cell protein may play role in infection and dry eye
...rs at the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University.
The researchers, led by Mina Massaro-Giordano, M.D., of the University of Pennsylvania's scheie
Eye Institute, and Marcella Macaluso, Ph.D., of the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research at Temple University ( www.shro.org ), published their study,...