Media Timeline

2023
Johns Hopkins, Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company Collaboration Identifies Novel Prodrug to Potentially Treat Autoimmune-Related Hair Loss

“We synthesized thoughts about the immune system, a natural chemical that is an anti-inflammatory signal (itaconate), autoimmune disease pathogenesis, and pharmacology,” says Luis Garza, professor of dermatology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. “Working with Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery scientists Barbara Slusher and Rana Rais, and Czech Academy of…Read More

2021
Drug Discovery and Development – Neosporin may slow wound healing

The commonly used ointment Neosporin may disrupt skin’s regenerative microbiome, delaying healing. Read more here

What Cell Therapy Can Do For Veteran Amputees | Luis Garza, Ph.D. | Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund

Using cell therapy, Dr. Luis Garza, Associate Professor of Dermatology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and his lab are conducting clinical trials to help wounded veterans and the 2 million amputees living in the United States. Prosthetics help individuals with limb loss but are limited in use because…Read More

2020
PIHPS: The Professionals In Health Podcast Series

  Dr. Luis Garza MD-PhD is an Associate Professor of Dermatology with secondary appointments in Cell Biology and Oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He did his undergraduate work at Cornell University, followed by an MD-PhD at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his dermatology residency at…Read More

2019
ideaxme Podcast: Limb Regeneration, Wound Healing, and Skin Biology

Ira Pastor, ideaXme exponential health ambassador and founder of Bioquark, interviews Dr. Luis Garza, MD-PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures – Loose RNA Molecules Rejuvenate Skin

Want to smooth out your wrinkles, erase scars and sunspots, and look years younger? Millions of Americans a year turn to lasers and prescription drugs to rejuvenate their skin, but exactly how that rejuvenation works has never been fully explained. Now, Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that laser treatments and…Read More

2017
Regenerative Medicine | Science: Out of the Box

Every cell in our body contains the instructions necessary to generate all of our tissues and organs. Here, dermatologist Luis Garza, M.D., Ph.D., talks about how regenerative medicine can leverage this retained information to rebuild organs in adults

2015
Health Day – Drugs Used in Cancer, Arthritis May Help Fight Hair Loss

Mouse study shows promise, but it’s too early to know if medications could treat baldness in people Read more here 

Fox45 News – Johns Hopkins study discovers way to regrow hair follicles in mice

In a major new study published today in the journal ‘Cell Stem Cell,’ researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine say they’ve discovered a way to regrow hair follicles in mice, and it could mean big things for humans if the FDA agrees. Read more here 

ScienceDaily – Researchers identify drug candidate for skin, hair regeneration in scarred burn and trauma victims

Johns Hopkins researchers have identified a novel cell signaling pathway in mice through which mammals — presumably including people — can regenerate hair follicles and skin while healing from wounds. Read more here