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New therapeutic approach may help treat age-related macular degeneration effectively

Inhibiting a gene involved in the abnormal growth of blood vessels in certain ocular disorders may reduce retinal neovascularization, researchers report in The American Journal of Pathology

New therapeutic approach may help treat age-related macular degeneration effectively
2021-02-22
(Press-News.org) Philadelphia, February 22, 2021 - Runt-related transcription factor 1 (RUNX1) has been linked to retinal neovascularization and the development of abnormal blood vessels, which result in vision loss in diabetic retinopathy. Now, scientists have found that RUNX1 inhibition presents a new therapeutic approach in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which is the leading cause of blindness in the elderly worldwide. Their END

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[Press-News.org] New therapeutic approach may help treat age-related macular degeneration effectively
Inhibiting a gene involved in the abnormal growth of blood vessels in certain ocular disorders may reduce retinal neovascularization, researchers report in The American Journal of Pathology