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Gene therapy treats blindness in dogs

A common form of blindness has been successfully treated in dogs using gene therapy.
A common form of blindness has been successfully treated in dogs using gene therapy. The technique, which replaces a faulty gene with a functional one, could be used to restore… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gene-therapy-treats-blindness-in-dogs/

Retinal cells transplanted into blind mice

Retinal cells, necessary for colour vision, have been successfully transplanted into blind mice.
Retinal cells, necessary for colour vision, have been successfully transplanted into blind mice. The mice were engineered to mimic a form of childhood blindness called Leber's… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/retinal-cells-transplanted-into-blind-mice/

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