Our research in the media

Latest media coverage - July 2013
BBC News

BBC: 'Big leap' towards curing blindness in stem cell study

The Independent

Independent: Cells to restore eyesight are grown in lab and transplanted into blind mice

Mail Online

Daily Mail: Could cell transplant give sight to millions? Scientists grow retinas in the lab to create crucial connections to the brain

The Guardian

Guardian:Embryonic stem cells could help restore sight to blind

New Scientist

New Scientist:Eye receptor transplant promises therapy for blindness

Landmark media coverage


May 2007

This BBC News24 item reports on the progress made in our clinical gene therapy of gene therapy for LCA caused by damage to the RPE65 gene, the first of it kind in the world.


November 2006

This Channel 4 news item describes a breakthrough in the transplantation of retinal cells into the eye, where we showed for the first time that cells taken from the correct stage of eye development can integrate into the recipient retina and restore visual function in a model of blindness


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