A New Approach for Repairing/Rejuvenating Damaged Photoreceptors

May 5, 2014

The use of retinal progenitor cells to repair or rejuvenate damaged or destroyed photoreceptors (rods and cones) to restore vision in those with lost vision due to photoreceptor damage is now possible and will soon be starting human clinical testing.

Among the companies involved in research in this area are jCyte, Advanced Cell Technology (ACTC), ReNeuron and California Stem Cell.

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