Article by MD-MEMP student William Lo featured on the January 2016 cover of Journal of Investigative Dermatology (JID)

Longitudinal, 3D Imaging of Collagen Remodeling in Murine Hypertrophic Scars In Vivo Using Polarization-Sensitive Optical Frequency Domain Imaging

Hypertrophic scars (HTS) are conspicuous, potentially disfiguring lesions that remain a major therapeutic challenge. In fact, its incidence rate after surgery in burn injury is particularly high (>90%) (Gauglitz et al., 2011). Apart from the cosmetic disfigurement, HTS frequently recur and can cause pruritus, pain, functional impairment, and profound psychological effects.


Wednesday, March 2, 2016