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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
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
Clinical and experimental studies on the activity of synthetic compounds, especially of retinoids, anti-androgens, CRH analogs, PPAR ligands, lipoxygenase inhibitors, interferons, on healthy and diseased skin as well as on cell cultures
Skin Stem Cell Reprograming 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)
Acne and
Acne and rosacea are diseases, which represent major targets of our experimental and clinical research, dedicated to molecular mechanisms, signaling pathways, pathophysiology and new therapeutic regimens
Hidradenitis suppurativa /
Acne inversa
BMBF-supported experimental research on the molecular etiology and comorbidity of hidradenitis suppurativa / acne inversa and clinical research on new therapeutic regimens
Clinical and experimental studies with vascular immunological relevance, such as cutaneous vasculopathies, incl. Adamantiades-Behçet's disease and malignant atrophic papulosis (Köhlmeier-Degos disease)
Diseases of the Mucosa Clinical and experimental studies on diseases of the oral and genital mucosa
Cryosurgery Clinical and experimental studies on the therapeutic use of low temperatures in Dermatology, esp. in keloids and hypertrophic scars
Mast Cell
Clinical and experimental research on the involvement of mast cells in human diseases, esp. in cutaneous disorders


Experimental research on the etiology of the disease and the effects of fumarates on granuloma formation

Laboratory for Biogerontology, Dermato-Pharmacology and Dermato-Endocrinology, Depts. of Dermatology, Venereology, Allergology and Immunology, Dessau Medical Center