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Drug Therapy

Aims

  • Finding topical or oral drugs that can modify or ‘read through’ certain types of mutations in EB
  • Discovering drugs that can increase or decrease the activity of genes
  • Repurpose drugs to reduce fibrotic effect, or treat skin cancer

Aggressive and usually fatal skin cancers develop in areas of scarring and chronic wounds.

Examples

LosartanTrial information       Article

Rigosertib – Information on this debra-funded research project

Nivolumab