ProQR Therapeutics Striving to reverse blindness

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Stories that inspire our work

  • Life around the diagnosis with Leber congenital amaurosis

    Laura Steinbusch has a son, 5-year-old Enzo, who has been diagnosed with Leber congenital amaurosis 10, or LCA10. It has made Laura a patient advocate for this disease, and in this interview she explains how the diagnosis has changed her life.

    • Leber congenital amaurosis
    • Genetic testing
    • Blindness
    • Story
    Photo of Laura Steinbusch and family
  • In it for the patient

    The ProQR family is growing fast and we spoke to the Chief Medical Officer Aniz Girach who joined ProQR in 2019. We asked him about his impression of the company after he joined, as well as the new developments he’s been working on.

    • Sepofarsen (QR-110)
    • IRD general
    • pipeline
    • Clinical trial
    • Blindness
    A photo of Aniz Girach
  • Serving a tight-knit community

    The Netherlands boasts the most prominent patient organization for Usher syndrome. Part of their secret is the passion of the Board. We caught up with president Ivonne Bressers and the Board’s secretary Annouk van Nunen at Annouk’s home in Leiden.

    • QR-421a
    • Usher syndrome
    • patient advocacy
    • Genetic testing
    • Story
    Photo of Annouk van Nunen and Ivonne Bressers

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