Jul 5 2023
Research Into Best Disease
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.The Macular Society has been supporting people with macular conditions for over 30 years. The right information and support can help people overcome their worries and retain their independence. We provide free information and support to those with macular disease, along with their family and friends. If you or a family member need advice or support, please make sure to reach out. No one has to face macular disease alone. Please call us on 0300 3030 111.