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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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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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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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Expertise sharing meeting improves EB care

29 June 2017

A recent DEBRA meeting bringing together experts in different areas of wound healing has laid the foundations for more rapid improvements in wound care for people with EB.

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Clinical trial could improve quality of life for people with EB

20 June 2017

The first person has been enrolled in a phase 2/3 clinical trial of an ointment which could reduce the symptoms of Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex (EBS), dramatically improving quality of life for people with the condition.

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