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Gene editing for Stargardt

Tuesday 19 April 2022

PhD student Elena Piotter reveals more about how a gene editing technique called CRISPR could help to treat Stargardt disease.

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Revolutionary bionic chip for dry AMD

Tuesday 15 March 2022

Consultant ophthalmologist Mahi Muqit discusses the latest technology hoping to restore vision in patients with dry AMD.

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Emotional support for macular disease

Thursday 24 February 2022

A patient who has benefitted from the Society's emotional support talks more about how it has helped.

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Living with macular disease

Tuesday 15 February 2022

Three people living macular disease share their experiences of their diagnosis and discuss how they have learned to live with sight loss.

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Macular Society research project: Gene changes in tissue layers

Thursday 27 January 2022

Dr Jamie Ellingford from the University of Manchester discusses his Macular Society-funded project - The Manchester Eye Tissue Repository Genome-Transcriptome Project. The three-year project is focusing on how genetic changes influence the way genes are switched on and off in our eye cells and why some people with these gene changes go onto develop macular disease, while others may not.

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What role does our immune response play in AMD?

Tuesday 18 January 2022

Professor Andrew Dick discusses his latest research looking at the link between our immune response and AMD.

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Latest developments into Stargardt disease research

Thursday 25 November 2021

Professor Andrew Lotery talks about the latest research into Stargardt disease and ongoing clinical trials worldwide.

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Understanding the ageing eye

Tuesday 16 November 2021

Professor Luminita Paraoan's vital molecular research has been looking deep inside the eye to see what happens as macular disease develops.

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