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AcronymDefinition
CHMChemistry
CHMChampaign-Urbana (Amtrak station code; Champaign-Urbana, IL)
CHMChemistry of Hazardous Materials
CHMClearing House Mechanism (various organizations)
CHMChairman
CHMCollege of Human Medicine
CHMComputer History Museum
CHMChildren's Hospital of Michigan
CHMCommission on Human Medicines (Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency; UK)
CHMCanopy Height Model (trees)
CHMCooperative Hyper Media
CHMCompiled Html
CHMCompiled Help Manager
CHMCompressed Html
CHMCulture & Heritage Museums (Rock Hill, SC)
CHMChinese Herbal Medicine
CHMChill House Music
CHMCheckmate
CHMChoroideremia
CHMCentre Historique Minier de Lewarde (French: Lewarde Mining History Center; Lewarde, France)
CHMColorado History Museum (Denver, CO)
CHMCompiled HTML Help Format
CHMcultural heritage management
CHMCommon Heritage of Mankind
CHMCommunication Homme-Machine (French)
CHMChoir Master (Royal College of Organists)
CHMCenter for the History of Medicine (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI)
CHMCongregational Health Ministry
CHMCongregation of the Humility of Mary (religious order)
CHMConsidering Homeschooling Ministry
CHMChirurgiae Magister (Master of Surgery)
CHMCanadian Healthcare Manager
CHMClub Hippique de Meaux (French: Meaux Equestrian Club; Meaux, France)
CHMCommission on Home Ministries
CHMCentre d'Histoire Médiévale (French: Medieval History Center)
CHMComputer and Hi-Tech Management Company
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MacDonald, "Pathogenic mechanisms and the prospect of gene therapy for choroideremia," Expert Opinion on Orphan Drugs, vol.
As a result of Emma's tireless campaigning, 12 patients have received gene therapy for choroideremia. If effective, the treatment could be rolled out across the country.
Russell Welsh, 36, of Hartlepool, faces the prospect of going blind by the age of 50 after being diagnosed with choroideremia or CHM.
Three major types of diagnosis could be distinguished in our sample: impairments related to degeneration of the macular area (Category 1, n = 42), impairments related to glaucoma (Category 2, n = 31), and impairments related to retinitis pigmentosa or choroideremia (Category 3, n = 13).
Birmingham MP Sion Simon (Lab Erdington) also criticised the SRA decision, saying he had become increasingly reliant on rail services due to the effects of choroideremia, an incurable illness which is making him slowly go blind.
But then there was choroideremia and degeneration of the retina; in a year his eyesight was tunneled, spattered with rainbow-colored halos.
Further, downside "appears limited" as the pathway to registration for the Nightstar's most advanced pipeline program in choroideremia is "de-risked" given positive data and alignment with FDA draft guidance on clinical trial design, Yang tells investors in a research note.
Promising results have been reported from a gene therapy trial involving patients with choroideremia.
Choroideremia: Choroidemia is an X-linked progressive retinal degenerative disease.
Nightstar's lead program, AAV-REP1, is a retinal gene therapy for choroideremia, a rare, inherited cause of progressive blindness that affects around one in 50,000 people.
Eventually Joseph lost his sight to Choroideremia, a degenerative eye disease, and retired after 29 years with the company.