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Tag: Skin

October 12, 2020
Researchers have identified a factor present in the skin of baby mice that controls the formation of hair follicles during their early development. The factor is turned off in adult mice, but when it is turned back on, it allows them to regenerate their skin following injury without scarring, just like baby mice do. SkinSkin,...
September 23, 2020
A new study published in Archives of Dermatological Research has shown that a novel microporous membrane can promote the regeneration of healthy human skin. SkinSkin, as the most readily visible organ of the human body, is one of the first to let us know that we are getting older. Our skin goes beyond appearance; it...
July 24, 2020
A team of researchers have developed a tissue-specific clock that can measure the biological age of skin. There is plenty of new evidence that different organs and tissues in our body age at different rates. In particular, the epigenetic state, the pattern of gene expression, of the cells that comprise these different organs and tissues...
February 02, 2020
The January edition of Journal Club, hosted by Dr. Oliver Medvedik, took a look at the results of a recent human trial in which the drug rapamycin was used to treat skin aging with some promising results. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});
January 24, 2020
The Journal Club will be returning on January 28th at 13:00 EST with your host Dr. Oliver Medvedik. This month, we will be taking a look at the results of a recent human trial where the drug rapamycin was used to treat skin aging with some promising results. You can watch the show live on...
November 27, 2019
The results of a small human clinical trial focused on skin aging have been published, and they are positive. A topical application of rapamycin, an FDA-approved drug that is used to combat organ rejection during donor transplants and targets the mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR) pathway, was tested to see if it had any effect...