FDA approval

Gene therapy for rare form of blindness wins US approval

WASHINGTON  /December 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  U.S. health officials on Tuesday approved the nation’s first gene therapy for an inherited disease, a treatment that improves the sight of patients with a rare form of blindness. It marks another major advance for the emerging field of genetic medicine. The approval for Spark Therapeutics offers a life-changing … Continue reading Gene therapy for rare form of blindness wins US approval