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Meeting on the Med 2022 | Novel gene therapy solutions for Usher syndrome type I

Usher syndrome type I is a rare, congenital disease characterized by issues in the vestibular system, resulting in deafness, balance issues and blindness. Nawal Ouzren, Sensorion, Montpellier, France, discusses research efforts in treating Usher syndrome type I with gene therapy. Whilst vestibular function has been successfully restored in animal models, further research is required to restore hearing. This interview was conducted during Meeting on the Mediterranean 2022.