Understanding gene mutations in childhood eye disease

Thursday 25 January 2024

Researcher Roly Megaw sheds light on the devastating impact of RPGR gene mutations, which can cause macular and cone rod dystrophies.

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What causes photopsia and photophobia in patients with Stargardt?

Thursday 30 November 2023

What causes flashing lights in vision and discomfort with bright light in patients with Stargardt and how does it impact their lives? Professor Omar Mahroo and Dr Matteo Rizzi join us to discuss their latest research.

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X Linked Retinoschisis

Thursday 24 November 2022

Professor Andrew Lotery from the University of Southampton provides an update on research into the rare macular condition X linked retinoschisis and what this research could mean for other rare types of macular disease.

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Switching off genes that cause inherited macular disease

Thursday 26 May 2022

Dr Amanda Carr is working on a Macular Society-funded project to switch off a faulty gene in Best disease, which causes the progression of the disease.

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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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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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Cone rod dystrophy

Thursday 26 August 2021

Professor Andrew Webster, UCL and Moorfields Eye Hospital gives an overview on cone rod dystrophy.

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Research into Best disease

Thursday 25 February 2021

Dr Amanda Carr updates on her project to switch off a faulty gene in Best disease.

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