Category Archives: blood-retinal barrier

Study reveals how T-cells traverse blood-retinal barrier in eye disease.


Autoimmune uveitis, which accounts for up to 15% of severe visual handicap in the Western world, affects the working-age population and significantly affects public health. Patients often have detectable immune responses to unique retinal proteins involved in visual function, and these proteins can elicit the disease in animal models. However, these observations present a paradox.   Due to the blood-retinal barrier,

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