DEBRA Ireland researcher, Dr. Wenxin Wang, was recently in the limelight, thanks to a very high profile scientific publication in one of the scientfic ‘Nature’ journals. The Nature journals are the stuff of dreams for all scientists across the world and Wenxin was thrilled to have his work feature in one of them.

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Dr. Anil S. Jina presenting at the DEBRA Ireland family day and some of the families enjoying the butterfly garden.

Shire, the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, recently announced its acquisition of Lotus Tissue Repair and their recombinant collagen VII protein replacement therapy which is in development for the treatment of DEB. Following this recent announcement, Dr. Anil S. Jina, Vice President and Head of Global Medical Affairs at Shire, attended DEBRA Ireland’s family day on May 12th.

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DEBRA International

The value of DEBRA International is never clearer than at the EB research conference, which it organises every three years. The 2012 conference was held in November in Marbella, Spain, and brought together almost 100 of the world’s top EB researchers, and a number of patient representatives.

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