Retinal Pigment Epithelium

October 7, 2009

Part 1: Introduction to Stem Cells and Retinal Disease

Part I of a series regarding stem cell transplantation. It may be the cure for macular degeneration and other diseases.
October 8, 2009

Part 2: Transplanting Stem Cells to Treat Macular Degeneration

Part 2: Stem cells are potentially an endless source of healthy Retinal Pigment Epithelium (RPE) cells that may be used to replace damaged cells in macular degeneration.
January 28, 2010

Signs Vs. Symptoms of Macular Degeneration

Signs and symptoms of macular degeneration. Signs are what a doctor finds and symptoms are what a patient notices. Not all "drusen" are associated with disease.
December 9, 2010

Stem Cells Get FDA Nod for Stargardt's Disease

Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. gets FDA approval to use stem cells as a possible treatment for Stargardt's disease, a inherited juvenile type of macular degeneration.