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Participated at 25th IFSCC Conference, Milan, Italy (September 30 – October 3, 2019)

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With great enthusiasm, our team participated in this meeting. We presented several projects related to chemosensation, aging and lipidomics. The posters that were presented and exhibited were: – Session: Mercury and Neptune, poster no. 06 Topic: A discovery journey in …

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Participated at 49th ESDR Annual Meeting, Bordeaux, France (September 18 – 21, 2019)

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With the motto “Connecting skin and science”, we attended this meeting and presented our current research related to skin and dermatological applications. The meeting provided us a great platform to initiate scientific discussions and collaborations with our customers and partners.

Investigation of nanotexture of corneocytes by atomic force microscopy

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Together with Serend-ip GmbH, Münster, Germany, we have launched a novel service for investigating the nanotexture of corneocytes by atomic force microscopy of  healthy human or atopic dermatitis skin organ culture ex vivo, or in the humanized model for atopic …

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We hosted the 1st International training course “Hair Biology & Translational Hair Research in a Nutshell” (June 7 – 8, 2019)

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For the first time, we hosted and conducted 1st international training course “Hair Biology & Translational Hair Research in a Nutshell”. We witnessed great discussions with well-known renowned scientists (speakers) and 27 participants from all over the world about the …

Human atopic dermatitis mouse model

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We collaborate with Prof. Dr. Amos Gilhar, Technion Israel Institute, Israel to establish a novel humanized mouse model for atopic dermatitis (AD). Our AD model recapitulates all the key features of the disease that are required for the preclinical development …

Metabolomics analysis of human hair follicle

In New services by Anja Borrosch

Supplementation with nutraceuticals has been shown to be beneficial for hair growth, and quality, especially in the context of female or male pattern hair loss or androgenetic alopecia (Ablon, Dermatol Clin 2021). However, a formal proof of nutrient or other …

Complete skin re-innervation model

In New services by Anja Borrosch

Human scalp skin and hair follicles (HF) are densely innervated by sensory peripheral nerve fibers (NF). This crosstalk between skin and nerves suggests that neuro-mediators released by cutaneous NFs effect human epidermis and HF function and vice-versa. Imbalance in this …

Microbiome analysis of human hair follicle

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The human hair follicle is colonized by unique and complex microbiota and serves as a microbial habitat, providing a maximal surface area for microbe-host interactions. To gain a deep understanding of the microbiome of the human hair follicle, we perform …

Investigating the role of memory T cell subsets in skin and hair follicle diseases

In New services by Anja Borrosch

Memory T cells, either residing (TRM) or recruited into the skin, play a fundamental role during pathogen invasion by quickly generating effector cells. However, they are also key players in mediating autoimmune skin disorders, such as vitiligo and psoriasis, where …

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Participated at In-cosmetics Global Conference, Paris, France (April 2 – 4, 2019)

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We witnessed the biggest trade event in the cosmetics and dermatology industry, with a turnover of 800 exhibitors and 10,000 participants from all over the world. Our team (Dr. Marta Bertolini, Dr. Janin Edelkamp and Dr. Leslie Ponce) collaborated with …