29 januari 2021
Met ingang van 16 januari 2021 is moleculair geneticus Rob Collin benoemd tot hoogleraar ‘Moleculaire Therapie voor Erfelijke Netvliesaandoeningen’ aan de Radboud Universiteit/het Radboudumc.
Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have developed a new gene therapy approach that offers promise for one day treating an eye disease that leads to a progressive loss of vision and affects thousands of people across the globe. The study, which involved a collaboration with clinical teams in the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital and the Mater Hospital, also has implications for a much wider suite of neurological disorders associated with ageing.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 was awarded jointly to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna “for the development of a method for genome editing”.