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DEBRA appoints new Director of Research

22 January 2021

Dr Hussain joins DEBRA on 25th January to lead the charity’s research strategy, funding pioneering research to help alleviate the symptoms but ultimately find a cure.

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New mouth spray could benefit patients with painful genetic skin condition

28 October 2020

A new spray for treating severely painful blisters, mouth ulceration and oral scarring in patients with a rare genetic skin condition is being developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.

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Amryt Pharma announces positive top line results from pivotal phase 3 “EASE” trial of wound healing gel in Epidermolysis Bullosa

11 September 2020

We are excited to share the positive results of a global trial by Amyrt Pharma of a topical therapeutic gel treatment which could potentially increase the speed of wound healing for people affected by Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB).

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Spray-on Gene Therapy with RenovaCare SkinGun™ in New Study Underway at King’s College London

7 April 2020

RenovaCare Inc. have announced that the Company’s novel SkinGun™ is now being used to apply regenerative cells in a preclinical study of new gene therapies, underway at King’s College London.

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Researcher Dr Maria Papanikolaou collaborates with DEBRA UK to visit the Miami Itch Center

29 January 2020

Dr Maria Papanikolaou shares her experience of visiting the Miami Itch Center with the support of DEBRA UK. Dr Papanikolaou is currently working on the PRUMEC trial, which focuses on explaining the cause of itch in an inherited skin condition known as Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa. 

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