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Exploring Gene Expression Patterns and Biomarkers of Disease Severity in Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia
Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA), which has been associated with uterine fibroids, is unlike other scarring alopecias because fibrosis rather than chronic inflammation is the ongoing dominant response. This study…
Optimizing Phototesting and Investigating Photobiology of Visible Light
Through improved means of investigating photoprotection efficacy extending into the visible waveband, the proposed studies should provide improved guidelines for testing sun protection agents that prevent sunburn in light-skinned individuals….
Pain in Hidradenitis Suppurativa: The Role of Nerve Sensitization and Defining Pain Outcomes
Pain is the most important cause of disability and reduced quality of life (QoL) in hidradenitis suppurativa (HS). This proposal consists of (1) a prospective cross-sectional study using quantitative sensory…