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Gene Therapy for Blindness Approved by FDA in Groundbreaking Moment for DNA
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The Food and Drug Administration approved a groundbreaking gene therapy to treat a rare form of blindness Wednesday. The drug, Luxturna, is intended to treat a genetic form of blindness called retinal blindness that affects about 1,000 to 2,000 people in the United States. "It really is a trailblazer for using gene delivery," Stephen Rose tells Newsweek. read more


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