Research in IMO
A great number of patients affected by retinal dystrophies with macular involvement, such as Stargardt's disease, have mutations in ABCA4, a complex and large gene. The aim of this research is to study this gene to improve the diagnosis and treatment of these pathologies.
Evaluation of the effectiveness and security of umbilical cord blood eyedrops for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis.
A multicenter, double-masked, randomized, dose-ranging trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of conbercept intravitreal injection in subjects with neovascular age-related macular degeneration.
Mass sequencing of exomes for the identification of new genes and variants responsible for retinal dystrophies
Retinitis pigmentosa, with a prevalence of 1 in 4,000 people and more than one million sufferers worldwide, is the most common retinal dystrophy. These diseases are neurodegenerative and caused by the death of the photoreceptors and cells of the retinal pigment epithelium.