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Research News

Front view of the conference venue "Château Élan"


EB2015, Atlanta: Upcoming research conference

A global array of EB researchers will be gathering in May for the EB2015 triennial research symposium, hosted by DEBRA US[more]

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Testing a topical skin treatment for EBS, RDEB and JEB: Upcoming phase 3 clinical trial

The clinical trial will assess improved wound healing as well as reduced itch and blistering in EB, and is scheduled to start soon in the USA and Europe.[more]

Group of people at a guided tour through Charles Institute  of Dermatology


An afternoon of EB research to brighten the last day of winter

Working closely with Dr. Wenxin Wang and his team of EB researchers, DEBRA Ireland organised an exciting afternoon of EB research[more]

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Exciting research development in EB stem-cell treatments

Three research groups from around the world have simultaneously published promising results in developing a new therapy technology called 'iPSC' for EB[more]

Table in a surgery setting, with 5 skin sheets in plastic boxes


Junctional EB gene therapy approach, given new life in Salzburg

A patient with Laminin deficiency was recently grafted with gene-corrected skin sheets, and the transplants are healing well[more]