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Paradigm shift in the research field of photoreceptor transplantation

Marius Ader Group: Mechanism improving the function of the retina works different than previously assumed

Portrait Marius Ader

The research group of Prof. Dr. Marius Ader, group leader at the DFG-Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD), Cluster of Excellence at TU Dresden, introduces a new understanding of the mechanism of cell transplantations that aim to improve retinal function. Affected retinal degenerative diseases are for example age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) with a current total of approximately 1.6 million patients affected in Germany.

More information in the official CRTD press release (PDF)