Retinal disease

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Life, death and DNA tethering: research explores how the eye responds to stress
December 13, 2023 - New research from Dr. Pierre Mattar’s group sheds light on what happens inside retinal cells as they die, in hopes of finding new ways to help these light-sensing cells survive.
“Dream team” of researchers tackles leading cause of vision loss
July 27, 2022 - Dr. Catherine Tsilfidis has assembled a world-class team to bring discoveries with game-changing potential to patients with retinal disease
$2.4 M grant to help researchers develop gene and cell therapies for a leading cause of blindness
September 15, 2021 - A team led by Dr. Catherine Tsilfidis has received $2.4 M from the Ontario Research Fund to develop treatments for retinal diseases, a leading cause of blindness.
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