On the occasion of the 77th annual congress organized by the SID (Society for Investigative Dermatology), which takes place on May 8-11 in Chicago (IL), SILAB Softcare, SILAB’s department fully dedicated to the care of compromised skin, shares an ambitious research program, supported by prestigious international research partnerships, on the topics of microbiota, vascularization, immunocompetence and tissue engineering.
1 Conference on microbiota
Abstract #310: Staphylococcus epidermidis cysteine protease EcpA is an epidermal barrier penetration enzyme
Friday 10 May at 3h57 pm (Concurrent Minisymposium 9: Epidermal Structure and Barrier Function), presented by Laura Cau (SILAB Softcare, France)
Research work conducted in partnership with the American teams of the University of California San Diego (CA) and the University of Colorado Denver (CO), and also presented through a poster (session 1, Thursday 9 May, 10h45 am - 12h45 pm)
1 ePoster discussion on vascularization
Abstract #970: Distinct angiogenic profiles between papillary and reticular fibroblasts
Friday 10 May at 12h15 pm (ePoster Discussion III: Tissue Regeneration and Wound Healing), presented by Carine Mainzer (SILAB Inc., USA)
Research work conducted in partnership with the French teams of IGFL (Lyon) and Collège de France (Paris), presented through a poster (session 2, Friday 10 May, 11h15 am - 1h15 pm)
2 Posters on immunocompetence and tissue engineering
Abstract #902: A new 3D immunocompetent skin model reconstructed by tissue engineering
Friday 10 May, 11h15 am - 1h15 pm (session 2: Skin Appendages and Stem Cell Biology), presented by Yanis Chaib (LOEX, Canada)
Research work conducted in partnership with the Canadian teams of LOEX (Quebec) and the Université Laval (Quebec)
Abstract #518: Development and characterization of a 3D in vitro model mimicking acneic skin
Saturday 11 May, 12h45 pm - 2h45 pm (session 3: Innate Immunity, Microbiology, Microbiome), presented by Carine Mainzer (SILAB Inc., USA)
This last study was also selected for a conference on Wednesday 8 May at 11h20 am, during the 8th annual symposium of the AARS (American Acne and Rosacea Society) which will take place in the wings of SID congress.