Grant initiates new stem cell research for patients suffering with corneal blindness

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(Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) A $1.25 million grant from the National Eye Institute initiates new stem cell research for patients suffering with corneal blindness, an issue affecting 8 million people worldwide. Researchers hope to use this grant to further investigate a transplant treatment that will help previously untreatable patients suffering with corneal blindness. (Source: EurekAlert! – Medicine and Health)