Introductory ophthalmic genetics

John R. Samples, Mary K. Wirtz

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Rapid progress is occurring in molecular cell biology and genetics in the understanding of basic cellular mechanisms and the potential for genetic therapy. As new methods of genetic prognosis and treatment become available, and diseases are redefined in genetic terms, it is essential that clinicians know more about genetic therapy. This article provides a basic outline of gene therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)501-503
Number of pages3
JournalOphthalmology Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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