Bringing age-related macular degeneration into focus

@article{Allikmets2008BringingAM,
  title={Bringing age-related macular degeneration into focus},
  author={Rando L. Allikmets and Michael Dean},
  journal={Nature Genetics},
  year={2008},
  volume={40},
  pages={820-821}
}
Genetic studies of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most prevalent blinding condition among the elderly, have had both great success and deep controversy. A new study now begins to resolve contradictory views over two candidate genes at a major AMD locus on chromosome 10q26 by suggesting a functional variant in one of these genes.