Research Progress Related to Epidermolysis Bullosa
The NIAMS supports translational and clinical research at universities and other organizations throughout the country who are studying epidermolysis bullosa to understand better the cause and treatments, in hopes to prevent and cure the disease. Topics include:
- Studying the genes and their effect on the skin and its different layers.
- Researching new medications to help treat the disease.
- Exploring the use of stem cells to treat the disease.
- Looking at healthy skin for clues as to why development goes wrong to cause diseases.
For more info
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics
National Society of Genetic Counselors, Inc.
If you need more information about available resources in your language or other languages, please visit our webpages below or contact the NIAMS Information Clearinghouse at NIAMSInfo@mail.nih.gov. You can also find a variety of information from organizations that are NIAMS Coalition Members.