Drug Therapy

Drug Therapy


  • 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.


LosartanTrial information       Article

Rigosertib – Information on this debra-funded research project

NivolumabMore information on the use of this monoclonal antibody in RDEB skin cancers (University of Salzburg)