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Martin from Euroglaze

Taking on the bank!

Lockdown may have put the brakes on Euroglaze’s fundraising campaign for Retina UK initially, but the team at the Barnsley based Rehau fabricator are now on a roll once again.

Biotechnology company ProQR has announced encouraging results from its early analysis of the phase 1/2 trial of QR-421a, an innovative approach to treating sight loss caused by mutations in a particular section of the USH2A gene.

Jake having his eyes examined

First patient receives ground-breaking treatment

In January 23-year-old Jake Ternent became the first person with an inherited sight loss condition to be treated in the UK with Luxturna (voretigene neparvovec) for Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA).