Inherited retinal diseases (IRDs).
The conditions vary, but those with IRDs may face many similar challenges, including night blindness (nyctalopia), declining vision, or blindness at birth.
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Cutting edge science.
Thanks to renewed focus, retinal gene therapy research is showing exciting potential. Meet some of the field’s pioneering researchers and get a primer on the science.
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Pinpoint your mutation location.
Science can now decipher which gene is responsible for causing a number of IRDs. Here’s a simple overview to help you understand the basics of the genetic testing process.
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In it together.
We’ve collected and organized some helpful information for the IRD community, and it’s all right here.Visit resources
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ID YOUR IRD
Introducing a new genetic testing initiative from Spark Therapeutics! Visit IDYOURIRD.com to see if you may be eligible.
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