RetNet - The Retinal Information Network

With the support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, RetNet has relocated to a new digital home.

From now on, you can access the website directly at

In the coming weeks, we will be unveiling some changes and new features that will enhance your RetNet experience.

Table of Contents:

  Diseases:   Genes and Mapped Loci Causing Retinal Diseases Help
Summaries:   Summary Tables (Genes and Loci, Diseases, Complex Diseases or Graph)
Symbols:   List of Disease Symbols
References:   References for Disease Tables
What's New:   New and Updated Disease Genes

*** Please see Note on Gene Symbols ***

RetNet provides tables of genes and loci causing inherited retinal diseases, such as retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration and Usher syndrome, and related information. This information is provided to the research community and other interested individuals for research purposes only. The information should not be used for medical or commercial purposes. Although we strive for accuracy and completeness, we cannot guarantee that all information is correct and complete. We welcome comments and suggestions!

RetNet, the Retinal Information Network, is a service of the Laboratory for the Molecular Diagnosis of Inherited Eye Diseases, a joint program of ...

UT-Houston The University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center.

RetNet maintenance and design:

Stephen P. Daiger, PhD, Professor
Lori S. Sullivan, PhD, Faculty Associate
Sara J. Bowne, PhD, Faculty Associate

Belinda J.F. Rossiter, PhD, Web site design

Supported by The Foundation Fighting Blindness, The George Gund Foundation, and The Hermann Eye Fund.

©1996-2024, Lori S. Sullivan, PhD & Stephen P. Daiger, PhD and The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas