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  1. Stem Cell Eye Cells Tested in Mice

    by Shaun McGarry, Vice Chairman on 24th July 2013 12:28 pm
    Sections: Health,Medical,News,Research,Science,Technology
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    = = = MIT Technology Review = = = Stem Cell Eye Cells Tested in Mice by Susan Young July 22, 2013 Scientists in the UK have produced rod-like photoreceptors from embryonic stem cells, and successfully transplanted them into the retinas of mice. The work suggests that embryonic stem cells could perhaps one day [...]

  2. Stem Cells Cruises towards Clinical Trials in Japan

    by Shaun McGarry, Vice Chairman on 2nd March 2013 1:27 pm
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    This medical news, reported in Nature last week (27th February 2013), is hoping to start real clinical trials in 6 patients who have severe age-related macular degeneration, a common cause of blindness that affects at least 1% of people. They are taking some adult stem cells, reprogramming them into retina cells and injecting them into [...]

  3. A Microchip Restores Some Vision to Blind Patients

    by Shaun McGarry, Vice Chairman on 22nd February 2013 9:11 am
    Sections: Health,Medical,News,Science,Technology
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    Here is a piece of news that appearred in the MIT Technology Review, it is getting closer and closer for many of us to have replacement digital eyes! See below for a summary of the news and follow the link for the rest of the story. A Microchip from Retina Implant Restores Some Vision to [...]

  4. Electrical Stimulation of the Visual Cortex may one day Give Image Perception to Blind People

    by shaun f9 on 24th October 2012 10:45 am
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    In the news just recently is some very, very early indications of other ways to help blind people regain their vision. The news article is from MIT Technology Review, see for more details. The researchers have managed to send in an electrical signals directly into the visual cortex part of the brain, and the [...]