Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, June 20th, 2002
Diabetic retinopathy is an important diabetes complication that can cause blindness if left unchecked. When it develops, leukocytes adhere to blood vessels within the retina, causing them to leak and form lesions. Angiopoietin-1 is a natural protein that has been shown to stabilize vascular remodeling. According to a research team led by Harvard Medical School investigators, angiopoietin-1 therapy, whether administered...
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