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Although there is no known cure for degenerative diseases, with a better understanding of them and proper support in place, we can improve the quality of lives of these patients and their families, Mr.
The PRS aims to raise awareness but also to promote actions against degenerative diseases that cause blindness, under the coordination of Retina International.
The money will be used to fund Investigational New Drug (IND)-enabling preclinical testing of Ocata's proprietary photoreceptor progenitor product for the treatment of retinal degenerative diseases, such as retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and photoreceptor dystrophies.
They are collaborating to test the molecules in laboratory models across a range of degenerative diseases.
Officially known as the Radboud University Nijmegen Research Center for Studying Retinal Degenerative Diseases, its principal investigators are Drs.
MIGENIX is committed to advancing therapy, improving health, and enriching life by developing and commercializing drugs in the areas of infectious and degenerative diseases.
M2 PHARMA-January 17, 2014-RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals Inc awarded patent allowance in the US for neuro and muscular degenerative diseases
OTCBB: ACTC) was awarded an Australian patent that broadly covers the use of human retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells generated from pluripotent stem cells in the manufacture of pharmaceutical preparations of RPE cells, and the use of those preparations to treat patients with degenerative diseases of the retina such as age-related macular degeneration.
Kellogg Foundation recently donated $400,000 to the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) to fund public health education and outreach programs related to retinal degenerative diseases.
It also can protect axons from elimination during the course of degenerative diseases.
On the basis of such findings, Christen's group now suspects that "gamma-tocopherol may be as important as alpha-tocopherol in the prevention of degenerative diseases.
The National Neurovision Research Institute (NNRI), the Foundation Fighting Blindness' clinical trial support organization, announced today that one of its key partners, biopharmaceutical company Oxford BioMedica, has established a collaboration with sanofi-aventis, a major international pharmaceutical company, to develop and commercialize gene therapy treatments for vision-robbing retinal degenerative diseases that affect tens of millions of people around the world.

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