Publication by Erik de Vrieze, Sanne Broekman, Erwin van Wijk and others.
Date of news: 6 February 2020
Radboudumc Zebrafish Platform members Erik de Vrieze, Sanne Broekman and Erwin van Wijk (Otorhinologology and Genetics, Radboudumc) recently published the results from, a fruitful collaboration with researchers from UCL and Moorfields Eye Hospital (UK) on clinical and preclinical outcome measures for USH2A-related disease.
There is a special role for zebrafish in the publication, as they provide the first insights into the molecular mechanism underlying retinal degeneration in patients with mutations the USH2A gene.
The paper by Maria Toms et al. is available here: https://academic.oup.com/hmg/advance-article/doi/10.1093/hmg/ddaa004/5717917