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65. Tagung der Vereinigung Norddeutscher Augenärzte

05.06. - 06.06.2015, Hamburg

Embryonic stem cell transplantation to the subretinal space

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  • Anders Kvanta - Stockholm, Sweden

Vereinigung Norddeutscher Augenärzte. 65. Tagung der Vereinigung Norddeutscher Augenärzte. Hamburg, 05.-06.06.2015. Düsseldorf: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House; 2015. Doc15vnda20

doi: 10.3205/15vnda20, urn:nbn:de:0183-15vnda201

Published: June 2, 2015

© 2015 Kvanta.
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Geographic atrophy, the advanced form of dry AMD, is primarily caused by death of the retinal pigment epithelial cells of the macula. To regenerate these cells with new ones derived from embryonic stem cells is an attractive possibility. A preclinical platform aimed at clinical trails using this concept will be presented.