As an Australian volunteer-led charity, Retina Australia funds world-leading research into treatments and cures for blindness caused by inherited retinal disease
Chromosomes contain the recipe for making a living thing. They are found in almost every cell’s nucleus and are made from strands of DNA.
Stem cells are cells produced in the body that have the remarkable potential to develop into many different cell types in the body during early life and growth.
Retina implant technology aims to restore vision by surgically implanting microelectronics and microchip electrodes into the back of the eye.
Certain drugs are being developed that can protect or slow the damage photoreceptors in conditions like retinitis pigmentosa and AMD.
Epidemiology is the study of how often diseases occur in different groups of people and why. It is often referred to as population research.