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UC Davis uses microneedles to deliver gene therapy for retinal diseases – News-Medical.Net

A novel approach to delivering gene therapy for retinal diseases eliminates the need for complex eye surgery and treats more damaged cells than existing methods…

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 16 2020
A novel approach to delivering gene therapy for retinal diseases eliminates the need for complex eye surgery and treats more damaged cells than existing methods, a team of UC Davis physicians and veterinary eye specialists has found.
The research, led by associate professor of ophthalmology and vision sciences Glenn Yiu, involved microneedles that are a vast improvement over current methods that use viral particles to deliver genes to correct mutat…

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