Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Validation of Mesoscopic Imaging to Predict Cutaneous Carcinogenesis and its Therapeutic Response|
Jeffrey B Travers
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| October 2019 -
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PROJECT SUMMARY Actinic neoplasia (precancerous actinic keratosis and non-melanoma skin cancer) is the most common type of human neoplasia, and the most common diagnosis in VA dermatology clinics. We and other groups have characterized the mechanisms by which aging and ultraviolet B radiation (UVB) contribute to actinic neoplasia. In particular, human skin at high risk for actinic neoplasia exhibits biochemical features, including decreased keratinocyte expression of DNA repair enzymes, increase...
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