Progress towards the regeneration of the human retina

The media have published the new discovery made by scientists from the Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and financed mainly by a CaixaResearch Health Research Project of the Fundació “la Caixa” awarded to Pia Cosma (CRG), Nuria Montserrat (IBEC) and Justin Christopher D’Antin (Barraquer).

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The research shows that fusing human retinal cells with adult stem cells unlocks the regenerative potential of the human retina, a trait thought to be unique to cold-blooded vertebrates and opens avenues for treating retinal damage and visual impairment.

 

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