Skin Biology Resource Center

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Anand K. Ganesan, M.D., Ph.D., Appointed Associate Dean

New Study Reveals Differences Between Young and Aged Wounds
Database for Single Cell Gene Expression in Skin

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The broad, long-term objective of the UC Irvine Skin Biology Resource Center is to promote discoveries in skin biology and disease through cross-fertilization between multiple disciplines that are integrated in a systems biology approach.

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UCI-led team discovers signaling molecule that potently stimulates hair growth

June 30, 2022 —  University of California, Irvine-led researchers have discovered that a signaling molecule called SCUBE3 potently stimulates hair growth and may offer a therapeutic treatment for androgenetic alopecia, a common form of hair loss in both women and men.

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Vitiligo skin disease

New UCI-led study reveals characteristics of stable Vitiligo skin disease

June 6, 2022 —  A new study, led by researchers from the University of California, Irvine, reveals the unique cell-to-cell communication networks that can perpetuate inflammation and prevent repigmentation in patients with vitiligo disease.


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