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Phase I/II Study of the Safety and Preliminary Efficacy of Human Central Nervous System Stem Cells (HuCNS-SC) Subretinal Transplantation in Subjects With Geographic Atrophy of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

The purpose of this Phase I/II study is to investigate the safety and preliminary efficacy of unilateral subretinal transplantation of HuCNS-SC cells in subjects with geographic atrophy secondary to age-related macular degeneration.

Stanford is now accepting new patients for this trial.



  • drug : HuCNS-SC cells

Phase: Phase 1/Phase 2


Ages Eligible For Study:

50 Years - N/A

Inclusion Criteria

- Diagnosis of age-related macular degeneration with geographic atrophy (GA) - Only patients with a specific degree and extent of GA will be eligible - Subjects with best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) of less than or equal to 20/400 in the Study Eye will be enrolled in Cohort I. Subjects with BCVA of 20/320 to 20/100 in the Study Eye will be enrolled in Cohort II - No prior or current choroidal neovascularization in either eye - Must have adequate care-giver support and access to medical care in the local community - Able to provide written informed consent prior to any study related procedures - Agree to comply in good faith with all conditions of the study and to attend all required study visits

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Contact information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Lorella Cabael

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