An Oxford Martin School visiting fellowship has enabled two academics to kickstart an experimental approach to tackling a form of blindness that affects one in four thousand people worldwide.
Dr Sonia Trigueros, Co-Director of the Oxford Martin School Programme in NanoMedicine, is collaborating with the University of Barcelona’s Professor Gemma Marfany, a human molecular geneticist, to study whether nanotechnology can be used to treat the hereditary retinal disorder retinitis pigmentosa.
Latest Paper 2017:
Nano-scale gene delivery systems; current technology, obstacles, and future directions. Current Medical Chemestry.
Acepted Nov 2017. In Press
Antonio Garcia-Guerra1, Thomas L. Dunwell2 and Sonia Trigueros2,1*
*Corresponding author: Sonia Trigueros
Department of Zoology. Oxford University. OX26GG Oxford, UK