Local regulation and deletion of T cells to induce tolerance and establish long-term survival of high-risk corneal transplants

Project: Research project

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Description

Immunological rejection is the most common cause of corneal allo-transplant failure particularly when the recipient has a high risk vascularized (HRV) corneal bed. In fact, of the 40,000 patients per year receiving a CT for vision rehabilitation, 4-6,000 are considered HRV and the success rate is dismal (
StatusActive
Effective start/end date3/1/212/28/22

Funding

  • National Eye Institute: $397,443.00

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