The Role of Gene Therapy in the Treatment of Retinal Diseases: A Review.

@article{Campa2017TheRO,
  title={The Role of Gene Therapy in the Treatment of Retinal Diseases: A Review.},
  author={Claudio Campa and Carla Enrica Gallenga and Elena Bolletta and Paolo Perri},
  journal={Current gene therapy},
  year={2017},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          194-213
        }
}
BACKGROUND Gene therapy represents the therapeutic delivery of nucleic acid polymers into patient cells with the aim of treating an underlying disease. Over the past 2 decades this new therapy has made substantial progress owing to better understanding of the pathobiologic basis of various diseases coupled with growth of gene transfer biotechnologies. The eye, in particular, represents a suitable target for such therapy due to the immune privilege provided by the blood-ocular barrier, the… CONTINUE READING
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