Novel Ways Of Treating Angiogenisis In The Eye

Grant number: 1113654 | Funding period: 2016 - 2017

Completed

Abstract

Abnormal growth of blood vessels is a central feature of number of blinding conditions of the eye. Although there are treatments available that reduce the sudden loos of vision in a majority of people with advanced age related macular degeneration, about 20% fail to respond and half gradually loose vision. This project will determine the effectiveness of treating vascular diseases of the retina with a novel therapy that is quite different to that currently available.