Stem Cells Implanted into Patient with Dry Macular Degeneration

Stem cells have become the corner stone of research into providing revolutionary treatments for dry macular degeneration.  Continuing its Phase I & Phase II clinical trials, StemCells Inc has … [Read more...]

Gene Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy for Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration has been identified as a leading cause of blindness and vision loss among older people.  Because of better diagnostic techniques in recent years, more and more people are being … [Read more...]

Macular Degeneration Stem Cell Treatment Trials Start in July

Stem cell treatment trials for patients suffering from macular degeneration began in July at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles. Cells derived from human … [Read more...]

Stem Cell Research may Lead to Macular Degeneration Treatment

People suffering from the eye disease Macular Degeneration may benefit from new stem cell research.  Researchers have managed to “grow” the retinal portion of the human eye using stem … [Read more...]

Stem Cell Trial for Macular Degeneration Approved

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a stem cell trial for treating macular degeneration. Advanced Cell Technology (ACT) made the announcement of the FDA's approval for trying human … [Read more...]