Immunology of age-related macular degeneration


Nature Reviews Immunology 13, 438 (2013).

Authors: Jayakrishna Ambati, John P. Atkinson & Bradley D. Gelfand
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of blindness in aged individuals. Recent advances have highlighted the essential role of immune processes in the development, progression and treatment of AMD. In this Review we discuss recent discoveries related to the immunological aspects of AMD (Source: Nature Reviews Immunology)