Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

It is not only rosacea that is interested in how VEGF affects blood vessels and thus how a disease that is related to blood vessels progresses. The `wet` type of macular degeneration is associated with the growth of abnormal blood vessels. Thus there may well be some common areas of research between rosacea and macular […]

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The NRS has published on their blog some results from a recently concluded study. The study was titled Structural and biologic changes in the rosacea skin induced by pulse dye laser and intense pulsed light, and was part funded by the now defunct Rosacea Research Foundation. The study participants were treated with IPL or PDL […]

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The National Rosacea Society have announced their latest round of rosacea grants. 5 new grants have been awarded, some as followup to previous grants. Dr. Cremers will investigate the levels of angiogenesis markers, such as vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), in the conjunctiva and eyelids of patients with severe ocular rosacea, compared with normal subjects. […]

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Inhibition of UVB-induced VEGF, IL-1a and MMP-1 release by a SPF-90 sunscreen Mar Recasens, PhD, Josep Maria Reig, PhD, Carles Trullas, PhD, Carles Pelejero, PhD, Isdin Skin Research Center, Barcelona, Spain Ultraviolet radiation is well-known to induce a range of deleterious effects on human skin such as photoaging and photoimmunosuppression, and can lead to the […]

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VEGF and vasodilation

Written by on September 23, 2005 in research, VEGF with 1 Comment

An in-depth article to do with the effect of VEGF on the vasodilation and vasorelaxation of blood vessels. Vasodilator effect and mechanism of action of vascular endothelial growth factor in skin vasculature American Journal of Physiology Heart and Circulatory Physiology 286: H946-H954, 2004. Abstract: Various laboratories have reported that local subcutaneous or subdermal injection of […]

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