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The Role of Inflammatory Pathways in the Progression of Retinal Degenerative Diseases

Wooff, Yvette


Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a chronic disease of the central retina, that is characterised by the focal degeneration of the retinal pigmented epithelium (RPE) and the overlying light-sensitive photoreceptor cells, resulting in progressive and irreversible blindness1. For the more prevalent non-executive form of AMD, geographic atrophy, which comprises 90% of all cases, there are no available treatments2. In addition, to environmental, lifestyle and genetic risk factors3, it is...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Thesis (PhD)
Access Rights: Open Access


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