Tag: "dermatology" at medical news
Pitt researchers identify biomarkers of lupus which could lead to quicker and better diagnosis
... associate professor of medicine, epidemiology and dermatology
at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. "Abnormally high levels of erythrocyte-C4d and low levels of erythrocyte-CR1 are characteristic of SLE and combined measurement of t...
Stressed mice quicker to get skin cancer
...says Francisco Tausk, M.D., associate professor of dermatology
at Johns Hopkins and director of the study. "But, to help create solid treatment strategies, we need a better understanding of the mechanisms of how stressors affect skin cancer development." Tausk exposed 40 mice to the scent of fox urine - the mou...
Protein that helps skin cancer spread identified by Stanford researchers
...rom spreading," said Khavari, who is also chief of dermatology
at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System. The group found this sequence by studying skin samples from 12 children with RDEB. They used laboratory tools to activate molecular switches that normally turn skin cells cancerous. What they foun...