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Gene transfer process treatment for diabetic retinopathy
A gene transfer process that produces a VEGF receptor prevents retinal vascular permeability (RVP) associated with diabetes that could have value in treating diabetic retinopathy.
Ramirez M, Wu Z, Moreno-Carranza B, Jeziorski M, et al. Vasoinhibin Gene Transfer by Adenoassociated Virus Type 2 Products Against VEGF-and Diabetes-Induced Retinal Vasopermeability. Invest Opthalmol Vis Sci. 2011; 52(12): 8944-8950. http://www.researchgate.net/publication/51720075_Vasoinhibin_Gene_Transfer_by_Adenoassociated_Virus_Type_2_Protects_against_VEGF-_and_Diabetes-Induced_Retinal_Vasopermeability