Cell-based intraocular delivery of glial-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) by collagen-alginate composite gel as a therapy for retinal degenerative diseases


Grant Data
Project Title
Cell-based intraocular delivery of glial-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) by collagen-alginate composite gel as a therapy for retinal degenerative diseases
Principal Investigator
Dr Lo, Amy Cheuk Yin   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Chan Barbara Pui   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Yao Kwok Ming   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Wong David Sai Hung   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
42
Start Date
2014-01-01
Completion Date
2017-06-30
Amount
1039239
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
neuroprotection, RCS rat, electroretinography, photoreceptor
Discipline
Vision,Biomedical Engineering
Panel
Biology and Medicine (M)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 773613M
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2013/2014
Status
On-going