Stem Cell Strategy Info
Realizing the promise of stem cell science should be a priority for Canada! Learn about the latest efforts to achieve this goal.
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Vision loss trial cleared in California
Millions of people in North America live with varying degrees of irreversible vision loss. Some good news is that a novel stem cell therapy for retinitis pigmentosa (RP), an inherited condition that slowly damages the retina and can result in blindness, has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to start a Phase I clinical trial. The therapy for RP, which affects 1 in 3500 Canadians, was…