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Clinical Challenges: Gene Replacement Therapy for Hereditary Retinal Disorders

Hereditary retinal disorders (IRDs) – a group of genetically variable disorders that lead to severe visual impairment or blindness – have long been considered incurable. Research advances over the past 20 years have made it possible for identification of more than 260 genetic mutations associated with IRDs, and studies of multiple gene replacement therapies hopes …

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