Reports challenge understanding of retinitis pigmentosa caused by mutations in RP59 gene
June 25, 2020

Collaborators from the University of Buffalo and the University of Alabama at Birmingham have published a series of papers that reveal important new information about a rare form of irreversible blindness called retinitis pigmentosa. This condition begins at childhood with night blindness and loss of peripheral vision that can eventually leads to blindness. 

Read the University of Buffalo news story.

Photo with only the center visible

Simulated view of a person with retinitis pigmentosa