degenerative disease


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degenerative disease

[di′jen·ə·rəd·iv di′zēz]
(medicine)
General debility and diseases associated with advancing age.
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After losing his sight, Gund launched a highly successful career as a venture capitalist, investor, former owner of the NHL's Minnesota North Stars and San Jose Sharks and the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers, all while dedicating time to his most passionate goal-securing crucial funding needed for research in retinal degenerative diseases.
More than 10 million people across the United States are affected by retinal degenerative diseases which include: macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, and Usher syndrome.
The PRS aims to raise awareness but also to promote actions against degenerative diseases that cause blindness, under the coordination of Retina International.
8 million grant to Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands, one of the world' s foremost institutions for genetic, laboratory, and clinical research for inherited retinal degenerative diseases (as well as home to several JVIB authors).
TSX: MGI; OTC: MGIFF), a clinical-stage developer of drugs for infectious and degenerative diseases, has initiated enrollment in a Phase IIb combination therapy clinical trial of celgosivir (MX-3253), supported in part through an agreement with Schering-Plough.
Yes, our system is the most technologically advanced in the world, but that technology is proving to be the nemesis of good healthcare for chronic degenerative diseases.
Package 1 - stabilization of the spine in degenerative diseases, deformities and tumors,- Package 2 - stabilization of the spine in degenerative diseases and cancers,- Package 3 - Sets allplastyki spine on one level with the possibility of extension,- Package 4 - stabilization of the spine in degenerative diseases, cancer and injuries.
Kellogg Foundation recently donated $400,000 to the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) to fund public health education and outreach programs related to retinal degenerative diseases.
It also can protect axons from elimination during the course of degenerative diseases.
On the basis of such findings, Christen's group now suspects that "gamma-tocopherol may be as important as alpha-tocopherol in the prevention of degenerative diseases.
The National Neurovision Research Institute (NNRI), the Foundation Fighting Blindness' clinical trial support organization, announced today that one of its key partners, biopharmaceutical company Oxford BioMedica, has established a collaboration with sanofi-aventis, a major international pharmaceutical company, to develop and commercialize gene therapy treatments for vision-robbing retinal degenerative diseases that affect tens of millions of people around the world.
Geron is developing first-in-class biopharmaceuticals for the treatment of cancer and degenerative diseases, including spinal cord injury, heart failure, diabetes and HIV/AIDS.

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