Studies identify angiogenesis in photodamage development

October 1, 2001

Washington - Studies conducted in laboratory animals point toa critical role for the cutaneous vascular system in the pathogenesis ofUV-induced skin damage and the possibility of targeting angiogenesis inhibitionas a strategy for preventing photodamage, Kiichiro Yano, Ph.D., said atthe annual meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology