stem cell

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.
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.