News - 16 May `17Grey hair hint repigmentation strategy in vitiligo


Researchers from University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas unintentionally discovered the mechanisms that give rise to hair graying and baldness, according to the recent publication in the journal Genes and Development. A parallel research from an international group supported by the VR Foundation developed a novel technique for repigmentation of senescence grey hair. These findings show promise for the development of new therapies for both grey hair and vitiligo.

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