Elaine Fuchs (Rockefeller, HHMI) 1: Skin Stem Cells: Biology and Promise for Regenerative Medicine

Elaine Fuchs (Rockefeller, HHMI) 1: Skin Stem Cells: Biology and Promise for Regenerative Medicine

Hello. My name is Elaine Fuchs. I’m a professor at The Rockefeller University in New York City, and I’m an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. And today I’d like to tell you about stem cells, about their biology and about their promise for regenerative medicine. So, let’s go to the very beginnings of…

Human papillomavirus or HPV

Human papillomavirus or HPV

Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! Human papillomaviruses, or HPV for short, are a group of non-enveloped DNA viruses that specifically infect human epithelial cells.…

Bullous pemphigoid – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Bullous pemphigoid is an autoimmune skin disease that causes the skin to form bullae or blisters. Now, the skin is divided into three layers–the epidermis, dermis, and hypodermis. The epidermis forms the thin outermost layer of skin. Underneath, is the thicker dermis layer, and finally, there’s the hypodermis that anchors the skin to the underlying…