Transplant of Photoreceptor

First Transplant of Photoreceptor to Restore Vision in Mice

Transplant of PhotoreceptorIt has been through the project carried out by scientists funded by the Medical Research Council and its consequences form the basis of a new treatment to restore vision in people with degenerative eye diseases . Scientists have shown for the first time that transplantation of light-sensitive photoreceptors (nerve cells that line the back of the eye) in mice with impaired vision could restore his vision.

To this end the researchers injected healthy mice cells and young people directly

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