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UHN's Dr. Valerie Wallace is excited about finding the causes of macular degeneration. https://t.co/v0xOVz1PQv https://t.co/lFOnisdXyX
Cure for macular degeneration may be years away but scientist sees exciting advances on the horizon
Dr. Valerie Wallace is realistic about finding cell-based cures for blindness. “It’s a long road,” says the Dr. Wallace, Chair of the Vision Science Research Program at University Health Network’s Krembil Research Institute in Toronto. “Cell transplantation is tremendously complicated, difficult, and painstaking.” But she is also optimistic about what the future holds for gaining a better understanding of the underlying causes of macular degeneration, which is triggered by deterioration…