Systemic immunotherapy delays photoreceptor cell loss and prevents vascular pathology in Royal College of Surgeons rats

@inproceedings{Adamus2012SystemicID,
  title={Systemic immunotherapy delays photoreceptor cell loss and prevents vascular pathology in Royal College of Surgeons rats},
  author={Grazyna Adamus and Shaomei Wang and Madison Kyger and Aneta Worley and Bin Lu and Gregory G. Burrows},
  booktitle={Molecular vision},
  year={2012}
}
PURPOSE Degenerative retinopathies, including retinitis pigmentosa, age-related retinal degeneration, autoimmune retinopathy, and related diseases affect millions of people around the world. Currently, there is no effective treatment for most of those diseases. We investigated systemic recombinant T-cell receptor ligand (RTL) immunotherapy for preventing retinal degeneration and vascular damage in the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) rat model of retinal degeneration. METHODS RCS rats were… CONTINUE READING

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