Laboratory for Biogerontology, Dermato - Pharmacology and Dermato - Endocrinology

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Laboratory for Biogerontology, Dermato - Pharmacology and Dermato - Endocrinology
Owner/Developer Departments of Dermatology, Venereology, Allergology and Immunology, Dessau Medical Center
Country Germany
Languages English
Description Biogerontology: EU-, BMBF-, and National Genome Research Network II-supported clinical and experimental research on the molecular etiology and physiology of longevity and healthy ageing of the human organism as well as intrinsic and hormally-induced ageing of human skin. Dermato-Endocrinology: Clinical and experimental studies on endocrine-controlled cells, organs, functions and diseases of the skin; especially studies on cultured sebocytes, on the sebaceous gland, the metabolism of vitamine A and retinoids, of androgen hormones, neuropeptides and other hormones. BMBF (Stem Cell Research)-supported experimental research on the reprogramming of skin stem cells of several age groups as research tools for individual therapy, toxicologic tests and early diagnosis and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases (e.g. Alzheimer's disease). EU-NETVAL member.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Contract Research Organization
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Not specified
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction
Purpose Fundamental studies, Toxicological and safety evaluation, Validation, Diagnosis
Technology/Tools Alternative test methods (in vitro), Analytics