Welcome to our exploration of the fascinating world of stem cell therapies, particularly focusing on their potential in treating eye diseases. If you’ve ever wondered about the power of these tiny cells, you’re in the right place. Imagine stem cells as the all-stars of the cellular world. They’re like the Swiss Army knives of cells, […]
Welcome to an exciting exploration of the fascinating world of stem cells and their potential to restore eyesight. The prospect is truly remarkable – harnessing the power of these tiny, yet incredibly potent cells to help individuals see the world anew. Vision is undoubtedly one of the most precious senses. It opens up the world […]
A recent study has demonstrated the potential of stem cell therapy as a treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of vision loss in older adults. Researchers from the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research have developed a new method of transforming stem cells into retinal cells, which has shown promising results in […]
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Turn Biotechnologies, a cell rejuvenation company developing novel mRNA medicines to cure untreatable, age-related conditions, today announced that Albert Wu, MD, PhD, will oversee its development of ophthalmic therapeutic products as an advisor to the company. A board-certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained specialist in oculoplastic and orbital surgery, […]
Why do stem cells matter for the future of medicine? NYSCF’s Senior Vice President of Research Scott Noggle, PhD dives into the basics of stem cell research and what it means for diseases like Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and ALS. Watch Dr. Noggle’s full presentation here.
The invited speaker at the July 5, 2022 meeting of the Old Guard of Summit NJ was Dr. Marco Zarbin who discussed how age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness among persons over 55, and the range of new treatments that are available and coming in the near future. Thirty percent of […]
COLUMBIA, Md., May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Foundation Fighting Blindness, the world’s leading organization committed to finding treatments and cures for blinding retinal diseases, will host its VISIONS 2022 national conference at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort on June 17–18, 2022. This one-of-a-kind biennial event will provide attendees the opportunity to hear about exciting advancements […]