Kearn Family Center for the Study of Retinal Degeneration

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Investigator: Matthew M. Lavail, PhD
Sponsor: Foundation Fighting Blindness

Location(s): United States

Description

We have developed, maintain and distribute all of the known, fully penetrant rat models of the retinitis pigmentosa type of inherited retinal degeneration. These are the following:

Mutant rhodopsin transgenic rats
   
RCS (Royal College of Surgeons) rats with inherited retinal dystrophy