Research Into Best Disease

My Macular and Me

Jul 5 2023 • 44 mins

Dr Amanda Carr, a researcher at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, joins us for this episode of the My Macular and Me podcast. Amanda is currently working on a Macular Society funded project to switch off a faulty gene in Best disease, which causes the progression of the disease. Amanda updates on the project, which, if successful, could pave the way for gene testing to be used for Best disease and other autosomal dominant macular dystrophies, and genetic conditions in other disease areas.

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