Posts From February, 2019

Positive preliminary data in US retinal trial: Significant improvement in vision in first cohort of Phase II subjects in US trial of hRPC cell therapy in retinitis pigmentosa

ReNeuron Group plc (AIM: RENE), a UK-based global leader in the development of cell-based therapeutics, is pleased to provide an update on progress with the ongoing Phase I/II clinical trial of its hRPC cell therapy candidate in the blindness-causing disease, retinitis pigmentosa (RP). The Company is pleased to report that all three of the first… Read More »


Dr. Pravin U. Dugel Invited to Speak at First Gene Therapy for Chronic Retinal Diseases Summit in New York

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — REGENXBIO Inc. (Nasdaq:RGNX), a leading clinical-stage biotechnology company seeking to improve lives through the curative potential of gene therapy based on its proprietary NAV® Technology Platform, will host an analyst and investor event focused on its ophthalmology program, including its lead product candidate RGX-314, on Thursday, February 21,… Read More »


Dr. Derek Kunimoto: Evaluation of Abicipar Pegol (an Anti-VEGF DARPin Therapeutic) in Patients With Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Studies in Japan and the United States

Derek Kunimoto, MD, JD; Masahito Ohji, MD; Raj K. Maturi, MD; Tetsuju Sekiryu, MD; Ying Wang, MD, PhD; Grace Pan, MS; Xiao-Yan Li, MD; Susan Schneider, MD; for the BAMBOO and CYPRESS Study Groups  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To evaluate comparability of abicipar pegol (abicipar) effects in patients with treatment-naïve neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) in… Read More »


Dr. Pravin U. Dugel – First Patients in Arizona Receive Experimental Stem Cell Treatment for Eye Disease

PHOENIX (Feb. 11, 2019)– Retinal Consultants of Arizona & the Retinal Research Institute – one of the nation’s leading retina & vitreous clinical research and patient treatment facilities – is proud to announce that Dr. Pravin U. Dugel has conducted the first stem cell therapy treatment for patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) in Arizona. The… Read More »