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Eye Treatment and Gene Therapy

A Cure for Blindness?

Blindness caused by inherited retinal dystrophies could be the first disease to receive approval for treatment using gene therapy. An intense trial is currently being conducted by a company called Spark. The procedure is still awaiting approval from the FDA but it may receive that approval in 2016. 

For the full article in the New York Times, click here.