Should I Recommend Stem Cell Therapy To My Patients with Vision Loss?

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Identifier 20130211_nanos_neuroopthaltreatmentsympos_04
Title Should I Recommend Stem Cell Therapy To My Patients with Vision Loss?
Creator Liao, YJ
Subject Retinal Ganglion Cells; Optic Nerve Regeneration; Neuroprotection; Cell Replacement; Neurotrophic Factors; Human Embryonic Stem Cells (hESC); Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSC); Proposition 71: The California Stem Cell Research and Cures Act; International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR)
Description This review will provide a summary of key issues in optic nerve regeneration and the use of stem cell transplantation to treat vision loss with special emphasis on optic neuropathies. It will also delineate current clinical trials to treat vision loss, political and financial issues regarding stem cell research, and important take-home lessons when discussing the possibility of stem cell therapy with patients.
Relation is Part of NANOS 2013: Treatment in Neuro-Ophthalmology - Thats Hot!
Contributor Primary Galetta, Steven
Contributor Secondary Quiros, Peter A
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2013-02-11
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation application/pdf
Source 2013 North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting
Rights Management Copyright 2013. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit:
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s66m6dhj
Setname ehsl_novel_nam
Date Created 2014-01-08
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 183433
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