This study aims at permanently removing specific exons, which include hereditary mutations when patients are concerned, from the DNA of the photoreceptors in the retina and/or the hair cells of […]
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King Willem-Alexander has appointed Ivonne Bressers (57) a knight of the Order of Oranje-Nassau. As president of the Dutch Usher syndrome Foundation and the driving force behind it, she is […]
The team of the Hearing & Genes Expert Centre of Radboudumc lately made a discovery: Usher Syndrome includes four different clinical types. The researchers, with Hedwig Velde as principal author, recently […]
On the 27th of March, the Run4Usher team joined almost 12.000 other runners at the start of the Zandvoort Circuit Run. This beautiful spring day set the scene for one […]
Usher Syndrome Foundation Grant Call: The Moon-Rocket Grant The use of the word ‘Ushers’ for people with Usher syndrome is meant with a wink and refers to the meaning of […]
What has Stichting Ushersyndroom [Dutch Usher syndrome Foundation] done with it? We provide an overview and a glimpse into the future. Mini genes USH2A In the ‘mini genes’ project, the […]
By Nico de Milliano, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Stichting Ushersyndroom [Dutch Usher syndrome Foundation] Stichting Ushersyndroom will soon reach a wonderful milestone: the first million will be brought […]
With extra large vectors on mini retinas Stichting Ushersyndroom [ Dutch Usher Syndrome Foundation] is funding the majority of the new research “Genetic drugs preventing blindness due to loss of […]
By Erwin van Wijk, lead researcher Radboudumc Errors in the code of the USH2A gene explain the development of Usher syndrome in about 50% of all patients. In addition to […]
Jo Milne had lived a whole life, severely hearing impaired from birth. Just before she turned thirty, Jo was diagnosed with Usher Syndrome, a rare genetic and progressive condition that […]