Entries by Ivonne Bressers

ProQR announces first results from STELLAR

Summary of Phase 1/2 Interim Analysis of QR-421a for Usher Syndrome Program A first-in-human clinical trial of QR-421a is ongoing. The Phase 1/2 study, named Stellar, includes adults that experience […]

A tailor-made genetic patch for very rare mutations

New centre for RNA therapy set up for small patient groups. Scientists and physicians of the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) and the Radboudumc together started the Dutch Center for […]

For Jackson

  A documentary made by Luca van Turnhout and Linse Chantrain How does anyone deal with such a diagnosis? We follow Carolien, Willem and Jackson in their daily lives. Although […]

Development of gene therapy for large USH2C gene

Patient and researcher form a tandem in scientific research into Usher Syndrome Usher Syndrome patients and researchers of Radboudumc set the tandem in motion again for scientific research into a […]

Know your gene!

Usher Syndrome is a rare hereditary disease. In the Netherlands, about 1000 people suffer from Usher Syndrome, but far from everyone has been diagnosed. Now that the scientific developments are […]

Into daily life with an artificial organ of balance

A major subsidy, making available a treatment for patients suffering from imbalance problems in a shorter time The introduction of the artificial organ of balance has come one step nearer […]

Study of the natural Development for USH1B started

Research into the natural development of Usher Syndrome is essential in the phase of therapeutic scientific developments. Many and detailed eyesight and hearing measurements are to be recorded in order […]

International cooperation with Irish and UK patients.

Stichting Ushersyndroom have had close ties with Usher patients from Ireland and the UK for some years. Patients with Usher syndrome in Ireland and the UK have no central organisation specifically […]

The RUSH2a and the CRUSH studies

By now, both the RUSH2a and the CRUSH studies have been started in the Usher Syndrome Expertise Centre in Radboud UMC in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. What are the differences and […]

A sense of black

The documentary ‘A sense of black’ takes its viewers along in the world of the blind artist George Kabel (1955) from Eindhoven, the Netherlands. George is sculptor and one of […]