News in focus, November 2008
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AMD gene discovered
The SERPING1 gene code influences the likelihood of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to study results published online ahead of print by The Lancet.
New way to treat retinopathies suggested
The discovery of factors affecting retinal angiogenesis have implications for the treatment of vascularization disorders, according to results of a study published in the October issue of Nature Medicine.
Another use for Avastin
Bevacizumab (Avastin) may have an application as an adjunct to antifibrosis therapy, according to study results published in the October/November issue of the Journal of Glaucoma.