"This is an incredible breakthrough in terms of being able to treat with gene therapy," said Robert E. Leonard, M.D., an ophthalmologist at the Dean McGee Eye Institute. "Outside of gene therapy, we are at a loss to be able to treat these patients, so this is incredibly important research. It's breathtaking, very exciting."
Muna Naash, Ph.D., principal investigator, Robert Leonard, M.D., Dean McGee Eye Institute, and patient Tracie Harris, Oklahoma City, talk about Dr. Naash's breakthrough work to prevent blindness.
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Muna Naash, M.D., principal investigator, is from University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
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