- Genes & Diseases,Volume 2, Issue 4,2014, Pages -
- For your eyes only: Harnessing human embryonic stem cell-derived retinal pigment epithelial cells to improve impaired vision
Vision loss or impairment resulting from the degeneration of the retinal pigment epithelium and photoreceptor death affects millions worldwide. Recent exciting results from clinical studies of small numbers of patients treated with human embryonic stem cell-derived retinal pigment epithelial cells may provide hope for affected individuals.
Cell therapy; Human embryonic stem cell; Macular degeneration; Retinal pigment epithelium; Stargardt's disease
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