Stargardt 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.
August 2, 2011

Stem Cells for Stargardt's Macular Dystrophy and Macular Degeneration

Clinical trials for RPE replacement therapy for Stargardt's disease and dry AMD have begun. The study will assess the safety of replacing stem-cell derived RPE cells in humans.
January 31, 2012

Stem Cells Reported to Improve Vision

UCLA researchers announce improvement in 2 patients receiving stem cell transplants for retinal eye diseases; macular degeneration and Stargardt's Disease.