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Drug repurposing – are we making progress in EB?

16 August 2017

Recently DEBRA UK funded a project with Professor Jouni Uitto at the Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, USA to look at novel approaches for “read through of nonsense mutations” in COL7A1.

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DEBRA Members Adult Weekend Away, 6 - 8th October in Birmingham

2 August 2017

We are thrilled to be relaunching a weekend away this autumn for adults (18+) living with EB on the 6 - 8th October 2017 in Birmingham!

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British Association of Dermatologists Launch Skin Support

11 July 2017

The British Association of Dermatologists has launched a website called Skin Support. The website contains resources on skin conditions and support leaflets aimed at helping people to address common problems sometimes associated with skin conditions such as how to regain confidence and low mood.

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Win a chance to meet Spider-Man and attend a private screening of Spider-Man: Homecoming!

10 July 2017

We are proud to announce that DEBRA has been chosen as one of the charities The Brothers Trust will be supporting. The Trust has recently been launched by Spider-Man himself, Tom Holland.

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Professor Jemima Mellerio gives Inaugural Lecture at Kings College London

4 July 2017

DEBRA would like to congratulate Professor Jemima Mellario on her recent Professorship and her inaugural presentation at Kings College London.

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