In Search for a Therapy for Lipofuscin-Induced Blinding Disease
Title: In Search for a Therapy for Lipofuscin-Induced Blinding Disease
Author: Enrique Rodriguez-Boulan
Keywords/Main Subjects: Lipofuscin; ARMD; Stargardt disease; Retinal physiology; Drug development
Secondary CORE Category: Retina and Vitreous / Age-Related macular Degeneration and Other Causes of Choroidal Neovascularization / Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Diagnosis: Stargardt disease
Brief Description: This is a research presentation regarding the role of lipofuscin in Stargardt disease and ARMD and a the search for a drug that will provide therapy for lipofuscin related retinal diseases. A goal of finding a cure for Stargardt’s disease is discussed and research working towards this end is presented.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds