EOS 1734: Retinitis Pigmentosa Research, 08/16/17

Aug 14, 2017

Credit National Eye Institute - NIH

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a group of rare, genetic disorders that involve a breakdown and loss of cells in the retina—which is the light sensitive tissue that lines the back of the eye.  Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Ruanne Vent-Schmidt, a graduate student with RP whose research is focused on understanding the condition and developing treatments.