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The role of estrogen in cutaneous ageing and repair (2017)
Journal Article
Wilkinson, H. N., & Hardman, M. J. (2017). The role of estrogen in cutaneous ageing and repair. Maturitas, 103, 60-64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2017.06.026

© 2017 Elsevier B.V. Combined advances in modern medical practice and increased human longevity are driving an ever-expanding elderly population. Females are particularly at risk of age-associated pathology, spending more of their lives in a post-men... Read More

Cutaneous Nod2 expression regulates the skin microbiome and wound healing in a murine model (2017)
Journal Article
Williams, H., Crompton, R. A., Thomason, H. A., Campbell, L., Singh, G., McBain, A. J., …Hardman, M. J. (2017). Cutaneous Nod2 expression regulates the skin microbiome and wound healing in a murine model. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 137(11), 2427-2436. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jid.2017.05.029

The skin microbiome exists in dynamic equilibrium with the host but when the skin is compromised, bacteria can colonise the wound and impair wound healing. Thus the interplay between normal skin-microbial interactions versus pathogenic-microbial inte... Read More