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Latest News

  • January 20, 2019

    New Genes Linked to AMD

    New research published this week in Clinical Epigenetics, has identified two new genes linked to the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Led by Dr. Louise Porter at the University of Liverpool, the team identified genes that may become new targets for treatments. 44 human donor eyes were profiled for  levels of DNA methylation (a […]

  • January 20, 2019

    NIH researchers prevent blindness in animal models of dry AMD

    Findings set stage for first clinical trial of stem cell-based therapeutic approach for AMD. Using a novel patient-specific stem cell-based therapy, researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI) prevented blindness in animal models of geographic atrophy, the advanced “dry” form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The protocols established by the animal study* set the stage […]

  • December 22, 2018

    KSI-301 Joins List of Proposed Longer Lasting Anti-VEGF Drugs

    Kodiak Sciences Inc. has announced promising results from their Phase 1 clinical trial of KSI-301, a novel anti-VEGF compound for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion, and diabetic macular edema. Currently approved anti-VEGF drugs require several monthly “loading dosages” at the beginning of the treatment regimen. Twelve weeks after a single dose […]

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