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Breakthrough in research into age-related macular degeneration

The suggestion that AMD was caused by a failure of complement regulation in the eye has catalysed a rush to develop drugs that inhibit complement to treat…

Research represents major breakthrough in macular degeneration

GA is an untreatable condition that causes blindness in millions of individuals due to death of retinal pigmented epithelial cells. The paper, “DICER1 loss and…

Emerging pharmaceutical platform may pose risks to retinal health

According to new research by University of Kentucky investigators, an emerging pharmaceutical platform used in treating a variety of diseases may produce…

Genetic Link to Dry Macular Degeneration Found

The study, published Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine, identifies a functional link between mutation of an immune-system receptor called…