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Gene Therapy Cures Blindness

Gene therapy has been found to restore eyesight in patients with Choroideremia, a previously incurable inherited disease which progresses throughout an individual’s life, resulting in blindness. New Scientist reports that a team at Oxford University modified a virus with a copy of the CHM gene, which is defective in sufferers of Choroideremia. The virus was […]

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