Jan 12, 2017

New Stem Cell Treatment Can Restore Sight to the Blind

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In Brief

  • Researchers were able to prevent immune system rejection of stem cells, blocking the usual immune responses that trigger rejection of the stem cells by the recipient’s body.
  • Using this technique, they were able to restore vision in mice as far out as nine months following the injection of these cells.

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