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EyeTherapy Blog News

Registration for Retina Day 2015 Now Open!

Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:37:25 +0000

It’s that time once agin for our annual research day for patients and the public. Retina Day 2015 is a free, one day event is organised by the Gene and Cell Therapy Group, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and NIHR Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre. Come along to: * Hear about some of the latest innovations in research […]

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UCL RPE65 Gene Therapy Trial Shows Benefit in People with Leber Congenital Amaurosis Type 2 for up to Three Years After Treatment

Tue, 05 May 2015 14:44:39 +0000

We are delighted to be able to announce that yesterday, Monday 4th May, the long-term results of our RPE65 gene therapy trial for Leber Congenital Amaurosis Type 2 (LCA2) were published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine. Begun in 2007, this was the world’s first-in-human trial of gene therapy to treat an inherited […]

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UCL Researchers Solve a Major Riddle of Retinal Degeneration Research for Retinitis Pigmentosa!

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:11:36 +0000

Today a paper published in Nature Communications from the Gene and Cell Therapy Group at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology has shed light on why, until now, it has not been possible to effectively restore vision in rd1 mice – the world’s major model for retinitis pigmentosa (RP). The rd1 mouse is a model of […]

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Join the team - vacancies and opportunities

Our research team includes clinicians and scientists of the highest calibre, and our track record of publications and cutting-edge clinical trials demonstrates the impact of our work developing gene and cell therapies for sight loss.

We are pleased to offer the following opportunities:

Click HERE for job vacancies in research


You can also visit the Job Opportunities at UCL page for further opportunities both here and elsewhere at UCL: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs.

Current vacancies:

There are currently no specific vaccines being advertised here.

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You can also visit the UCL Graduate Prospectus page for further opportunities both here and elsewhere at UCL: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate.

Current opportunities:

There are currently no specific opportunities being advertised here.

We also accept speculative enquiries from researchers and students who have been awarded their own funding. Please contact Heather Kneale at mol.therapy@ucl.ac.uk with details of your funding and research interests for further information.

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