Personalized 'eye-in-a-dish' models reveal genetic underpinnings of macular degeneration

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/05/190509125155.htm

Using stem cells derived from six people, researchers recapitulated retinal cells in the lab. This ‘eye-in-a-dish’ model allowed them to identify genetic variants that cause age-related macular degeneration, a common cause of vision loss.

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