Dr. Jose-Alain Sahel’s optogenetics breakthrough has been featured on CNN. This new kind of gene therapy has allowed a 58-year-old man with retinitis pigmentosa to see objects after 40 years of total blindness. The CNN segment will air at 11 AM EST on Saturday, November 6, and at 3 PM EST on Sunday, November 7. The link is also provided below.
- View video on CNN Business
- Read CNN’s article, “Blind man has sight partially restored after 40 years”
- Learn more in our Sight + Sound article, “An Amazing Breakthrough for Retinitis Pigmentosa and Big First Step”
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