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Center for Skin Sciences Established, Reports New Findings in Skin Tanning
By: Jane Evison, C&T magazine
Posted: June 22, 2010
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Tobin added that this research shows that melanocytes may play a role in UVR-induced inflammation, so targeting these cells with anti-inflammatory interventions could offer a new approach for sun care to protect vulnerable skin types. Tobin concluded, "Clearly something within fair skins is also preventing melanocytes from making protective melanin to prevent the harm caused by UVR, and we will be focusing further research on this area."