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A team of researchers, including Dr. Patrick Yu-Wai-Man from the University of Cambridge and Dr. José-Alain Sahel from the University of Pittsburgh and Institut de la Vision, Paris, has successfully treated 37 participants suffering from Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON). A landmark trial for mitochondrial gene therapy The results of this phase 3 clinical trial...
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A new study has demonstrated that increasing the expression of a single gene was enough to reverse age-related visual decline in the eyes of old mice. Introducing ELOVL2 Elongation of Very Long Chain Fatty Acids Protein 2 (ELOVL2) is both a bit of a tongue twister and a known aging biomarker. The results of a...
Another senolytic drug candidate has entered development at Unity Biotechnologies. The purpose of senolytics is to clear the body of harmful senescent cells, which accumulate with age and encourage age-related diseases to develop. A new treatment for age-related diseases of the eye Recently, UNITY Biotechnologies announced the selection of a new lead drug, UBX1967, with...