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Resident human dermal γδT-cells operate as stress-sentinels: Lessons from the hair follicle

In News, Press Releases by R. Adrian

γδT-cells are unconventional T lymphocytes that are only sparsely found in blood and secondary lymphoid organs. Instead, they are enriched in barrier organs such as the skin and can respond to conserved self and non-self antigens to assist in tissue …

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UDP-GlcNAc-1-phosphotransferase is a clinically important regulator of human and mouse hair pigmentation

In News, Press Releases by R. Adrian

Enzyme involved in lysosomal disorders has surprising role in hair pigmentation. The enzyme UDP-GlcNAc-1-Phosphotransferase (GNPTAB) is shown by the authors of a recent study to be a clinically important enzyme in the control of human hair pigmentation. GNPTAB is an …

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Meet us at the ESDR Virtual Conference from 22 – 25 September

In Events & Conferences, News by Anja Borrosch

We are participating   Oral communication Presentation #020: Sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor signalling promotes hair growth and inhibits perifollicular T-cell expansion and immune privilege collapse ex vivo Session title: Concurrent 2: Adaptive Immunity and Autoimmunity Presenter: Dr. Ilaria Piccini Date: Thursday …

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Meet us digitally for in-cosmetics global 2021 in Barcelona

In Events & Conferences, News by Anja Borrosch

It is unfortunate that we cannot meet in person at this year´s in-cosmetics global in Barcelona. Despite the cancellation of the trade show, we would like to connect with you and introduce our services.  Monasterium Laboratory Skin & Hair Research …

Research Technician

In Career by Anja Borrosch

Monasterium Laboratory is a renowned dermatological research company specializing in preclinical skin, hair, pigmentation, neuroendocrinology, immunology, and wound healing research in the human system. We are seeking a team-orientated, highly motivated, enthusiastic Research Technician (m/f/x) to join our team. ​ …

Experienced Staff Scientist in Immunology

In Career by Anja Borrosch

Monasterium Laboratory is a renowned dermatological research company specializing in preclinical skin, hair, pigmentation, neuroendocrinology, immunology, and wound healing research in the human system. We are seeking a team-orientated, highly motivated, enthusiastic, and Experienced Staff Scientist in Immunology (m/f/x) to …

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Human hair follicle and scalp skin organ culture: highly clinically relevant models for testing hair care products

In News by Anja Borrosch

Dr. Marta Bertolini, Principal Scientist and Deputy General Manager at Monasterium Laboratory GmbH reports about state-of-the-art pre-clinical human skin models for cosmeceutical application, including hair follicle and scalp skin ex vivo models as tools to explore the effects of hair …

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Issue 7: Current research highlights

In News, Research highlights by Anja Borrosch

Evidence from a humanized mouse model of androgenetic alopecia that platelet-rich plasma (PRP) stimulates hair regrowth, hair shaft diameter and vellus-to-terminal hair reconversion in vivo. Laufer Britva R et al., Br J Dermatol, 2021 Autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been …

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Hair Follicle Chemosensation: TRPM5 Signaling Is Required for Anagen Maintenance.

In News, Press Releases by Anja Borrosch

Being able to sense and process environmental cues is among the most fundamental requirements of life and thus not only restricted to the specialized cells that we use to smell and taste. In fact, a team of scientists from Monasterium …

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ML supports physicians in India who fight the recent, catastrophic surge in COVID-19 cases by donating oxygen concentrators

In News by Anja Borrosch

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