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In 2003, an experimental gene therapy for the immune system deficiency called “bubble guy” syndrome triggered cancer-causing genes and activated leukemia in two children. Immune response is muted in the eye, so there’s little chance the gene-carrying disease will result in rejection, Cherry explained. And because the pathogen found in Luxturna doesn’t insert its genes straight into the sponsor cell’s chromosomes, the danger of switching on disease genes is low. The eye is a small target also, which means a little drug dose.
And years of preliminary research on the sources of blindness laid a solid foundation for the breakthrough by identifying culprit genes and figuring out the way they work. Gene therapies for a number of other inherited diseases are in the offing already, including against sickle cell disease and a type of muscular dystrophy. Common eyes disorders, like glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration, will be tougher to deal with because they involve multiple genes as well as lifestyle factors, Cherry cautioned. Days after his first treatment, Willis said he already pointed out that his world appeared brighter, as if more light was getting through. Edges appeared just a little crisper.
The full benefits won’t be clear for another month, and Willis is wanting to keep his hopes in check. If all the treatment will is stop further deterioration Even, Willis says that could make it beneficial to him. But one of the primary uncertainties is how long the huge benefits will last.
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The latest data from Sparks Therapeutics, which hasn’t yet been published, extends out three years. The mother of a 5-year-old boy with the same hereditary mutation recently talked about the treatment with Nagiel. Her main worry is that her boy would be devastated if his eyesight cleared, only to be lost again after a few years.
Emirates has officially kicked-off its daily nonstop plane tickets between Chicago and Dubai, with the inaugural air travel taking place last week. The route is serviced by a Boeing 777-200LR that will features 8 HIGH GRADE Suites, 42 Business Class lie-flat seats, and 216 Economy seats. I am in the first stages of traveling to the Seychelles, and the most efficient methods for getting there from North America is by soaring Etihad or Emirates. I haven’t had much finding award space with Etihad (via American Airlines miles), so I’ve been spending a ton of time researching the various Emirates routes to/from the US which I plan to book with Alaska Airlines miles.
The Chicago path is of particular interest if you ask me for a couple of reasons. First, the Boeing 777-200LR that services the route is one of Emirates’ new ultra-long haul planes featuring true lie-flat seats in Business Class. The only other North American locations that feature true lie-flat seats in Business Class are the DFW path which flies the same airplane, as well as the A380 routes through JFK and LAX, which have not a lot of award availability.
The Boeing 777-300ER that service SFO, SEA, IAH, BOS, and IAD has angled lie-flat seats which I’ve anecdotally heard aren’t that comfortable. The next thing I’ve found is that Business Class award availability on the Chicago path is still open, and also have found as many as 7 seats open up on many plane tickets which is fantastic if touring in a sizable group.