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Retinitis pigmentosa

17 June 2009

PhD ceremony: D.T. Hartong, 14.45 uur, Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 5, Groningen

Thesis: Retinitis pigmentosa

Promotor(s): prof. A.C. Kooijman, prof. J.M.M. Hooymans, prof. T.P. Dryja

Faculty: Medical Sciences


Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a degenerative disorder typically affecting the rod photoreceptors first, resulting in night-blindness, and progressive deterioration of the cones, often ending in blindness. This thesis describes the discovery of a novel gene using micro-array mRNA expression analysis, a novel approach for the search of recessive mutations.


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