Retinitis Pigmentosa

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Michigan Man Among 1st In US To Get ‘Bionic Eye’

The artificial implant is part of a system that includes a small video camera and transmitter housed in a pair of glasses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2014

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WSU: Nanoparticles Help Researchers Deliver Health To Retina

Hitching a ride into the retina on nanoparticles called dendrimers offers a new way to treat age-related macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa, according to researchers at Wayne State University and its partners

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2011


Wayne State Gets Licenses For Breakthrough Approaches to Vision Restoration

RetroSense Therapeutics LLC, a Michigan-based company, announced that it has executed its exclusive, worldwide option and signed a license agreement for novel gene-therapy approaches for treating blindness developed at Wayne State University’s School of Medicine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2011