Direct reprogramming of skin cells into photoreceptors in mice

by DBGen Ocular Genomics

The end result of many retinal dystrophies is photoreceptor cell death and the irreversible loss of vision. To prevent the progressive loss of retinal neurons, and to slow down or reverse the progress...

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A third of the world’s population carries mutations associated with retinal dystrophies

by DBGen Ocular Genomics

​A very recent​ study published in the scientific journal PNAS highlights an estimate, on a global scale, of the frequency of individuals carrying pathogenic mutations responsible for inherited re...

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DBGen and the UB-CIBERER U-718 group present their current research in genetic diagnosis and animal models of inherited retinal dystrophies in ARVO 2019

by DBGen Ocular Genomics

Dr. Gemma Marfany (co-founder and scientific board member of DBGen) presented an oral communication in ARVO 2019 (held in Vancouver, 2-6 May) to show the most prominent results of the research that hi...

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