• Investigator
  • He is the recipient of many awards including the Research to Prevent Blindness Olga Keith Weiss Scholar Award, Research to Prevent Blindness Lew R. Wasserman Merit Award, Research to Prevent Blindness Senior Scientific Investigator, American Academy of Ophthalmology Senior Achievement Award, Clinical Uveitis Research Award from the German Uveitis Patient Interest Group, EyeCare America, Lifetime Volunteer Physician Award, and European Uveitis Patient Interest Association (EUPIA) Uveitis Award. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute
  • NGOs have been proposed a discounted price from Roche of € 1,281 (US$ 1,899) for a four-month course of therapy, but this offer remains expensive and excludes many countries where the CMV retinitis problem is most acute. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • treat
  • Current research on Retinitis includes studying stem cells, medications, gene therapies, and transplants to help treat/cure this condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recent research has shown that AAV can successfully restore color vision to treat color blindness in adult monkeys. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • In contrast, other approved intravenous treatments for CMV retinitis are given daily or multiple times each day and often require a catheter surgically implanted in the chest or arm for chronic administration. (gilead.com)
  • risk
  • RESULTS: A total of 40 individuals among 1134 patients at risk developed CMV retinitis. (uzh.ch)
  • The minor allele of rs368234815 was associated with a higher risk of CMV retinitis (log-rank test P = 0.007, recessive mode of inheritance). (uzh.ch)