TITLE

Banishing Blind Spots

AUTHOR(S)
Langreth, Robert
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;11/13/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 19, p102
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the efforts by several companies to develop macular degeneration treatments. Genetic breakthroughs and an unlikely drug offer hope for a disease ravaging the eyes of an aging population. Two breakthrough drugs from Genentech offer hope for patients with the more severe wet form of age-related macular degeneration. At least 18 companies are now pursuing macular degeneration treatments, including stem-cell treatments.
ACCESSION #
23320127

 

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