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Spark Therapeutics announced The Lancet, has published Phase III clinical trial data of voretigene neparvovec, for the treatment of patients with vision loss due to confirmed biallelic RPE65-mediated inherited retinal disease.

Spark Therapeutics announced The Lancet, has published Phase III clinical trial data of voretigene neparvovec, an investigational, potential one-time gene...

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Complete Response Letter for Dextenza (dexamethasone insert) 0.4mg for the treatment of ocular pain following ophthalmic surgery.- Ocular Therapeutix, Inc

Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. announced that it has received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the FDA, regarding its re-submission of...

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Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Invitation to watch the online broadcast of the BeCOn OWN event 'Shifting paradigms in BTcP management' on June 16 2017.

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Guidelines

Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Guidelines for Management

The guidelines are intended to set the standards for best practice in the NHS and in the private sector. They...

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Diabetic Retinopathy Guidelines

Diabetic retinopathy is a chronic progressive, potentially sight-threatening disease of the retinal microvasculature associated with the prolonged hyperglycaemia and other...

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Abusive Head Trauma and the Eye in Infancy Guidelines 2013

Non accidental injury (NAI) or non-accidental head injury (NAHI) and shaken baby syndrome (SBS) are terms that have been used...

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Journal articles

Cerliponase Alfa: First Global Approval.

Cerliponase alfa (Brineura™) is a recombinant human tripeptidyl peptidase-1 (TPP1) being developed by BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. for use in patients with neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 (CLN2)...

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Definitions of quality of life: what has happened and how to move on.

Quality of life (QOL) is an important outcome in spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation, but it is unclear how to define and measure it.

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Evaluation of keratic precipitates and corneal endothelium in Fuchs’ heterochromic cyclitis by in vivo confocal microscopy.

To analyse keratic precipitates in Fuchs' heterochromic cyclitis (FHC) by in-vivo confocal microscopy (IVCM).

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Clinical trials

A Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy Study of Intracerebroventricular BMN 190 in Pediatric Patients < 18 Years of Age With CLN2 Disease

This Phase 2 open-label, multicenter study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of BMN 190 intracerebroventricular (ICV) administration every other week (qow) for a period of 96 weeks, in patients with CLN2.

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Dose Optimization Study of Idelalisib in Follicular Lymphoma

This study will optimize the safety and efficacy of chronic administration of idelalisib in participants with follicular lymphoma (FL) and evaluate the overall safety profile of idelalisib...

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1-Day Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of the Intranasal Lacrimal Neurostimulator

The purpose of this study is to compare acute tear production produced by the Oculeve Intranasal Lacrimal Neurostimulator with two...

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Blog Posts

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 1 year ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

Vincent de Luise

The End of Sight at the End of Life

Posted 1 year ago

I presented this talk, "The End of Sight at the End of Life," on  4/4/2013 at a Harvard University  "Think Tank" on Health and Aging. The two-day conference, held at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts, brought together prominent scholars from the Harvard School of Public Health as well as global experts in economics, health care policy and longevity, for a fascinating and thought-provoking colloquium on the demographics and consequences of aging in all societies.

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Practice Pointer: How to assess eyes and vision in infants and preschool children

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