Tag Archives: Limbal stem cells

Skin in the game – participation in aniridia research

Sarah tells how her skin sample is helping research into aniridia, and yours can too. Having a rare eye condition can seem like a disadvantage a lot of the time, but there are times when you get an exciting opportunity to … Continue reading

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Stem cell research and treatment for aniridia presentation

Session at Aniridia Network UK Conference 2014 Introducing Cells For Sight By: Dr Alex Shortt PhD FRCOphth The Cells for Sight Transplantation and Research Programme. is a group of scientists and clinicians who work together at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the … Continue reading

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Cornea Connect brings researchers and patients together

Researchers into aniridic keratopathy held a event so they could meet people affected by the condition so they could learn about each other. Corneal opacification affects people with aniridia because of deficiencies in the eye’s limbal stem cells. The Cells … Continue reading

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System to measure treatment of Limbal stem cell deficency)

Scientists have established a system to measure the effectiveness of treatment for cornea disease in people with aniridia – caused by Limbal stem cell deficiency  (LSCD) This objective, standardised method allows the effect of a treatment on patients to be … Continue reading

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Protected: Day in the life of an aniridia research scientist

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