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Glaucoma

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the loss of vision that occurs due to the damage of the optic nerve, which carries visual information from the eye to the brain. It is the second most common cause of blindness in the United States. Symptoms There are three basic types of Glaucoma: The open-angle glaucoma (OAG) is the most common [...]

November 12, 2012 More
The 411 on the Adeno Associated Virus

The 411 on the Adeno Associated Virus

An adeno associated virus (AAV) is a small virus in the parvovirus family that has a genome of DNA with a single strand. This virus can always place genes into a certain area on chromosome 19 without fail. There are several disadvantages associated with AAV, though. For starters, it can only carry a small DNA [...]

November 12, 2012 More