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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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.
UCI Researchers Reveal Critical Role of Mechanosensor in Skin Wound Healing
Nov. 9, 2021 — The study found that in mice lacking the ion channel protein PIEZO1 in keratinocytes, skin wounds heal faster than in mice with increased PIEZO1 function in keratinocytes.
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