What makes the aging skin itchy?

Congratulation to Dr. Hongzhen Hu!  A new study explains why getting old may make you itchy.  Read news Record, Science, Live Science, UPI, Science Alert, PainWeek,…

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New clues point to relief for chronic itching

Dr. Zhou-Feng Chen's team reveals why agonists targeting kappa opioid receptor can be used to treat chronic itch. Read news here.

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Potential new therapy relieves chronic itch

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Kim's team! Dr. Brian Kim, dermatologist, and Landon Oetjen, MD/PhD student, of the CSI discover highly promising new pathway for the treatment of chronic itch. Please…

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Why itch is contagious?

Dr. Zhou-Feng Chen's team discovers why mice scratch in response to other mice scratching. Read news Record, St.Louis Public Radio, Independent, NBC, Daily Mail, The Guardian,…

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New York Times Features Innovative Research at CSI

In a recent interview with The New York Times, Drs. Zhou-Feng Chen and Lynn Cornelius, talk about chronic itch as an unmet need and the clinical implication of the…

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CBS news: Finding new ways to combat chronic itch

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Zhou-Feng Chen named Shelden Professor in Anesthesiology

Congratulations! Dr. Zhoufeng Chen named Shelden Professor in Anesthesiology. Please read news here.

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BBC interview: Itchy and Scratchy

"What is an itch and how does scratching stop it? Why does scratching some itches feel so good?!" asks Xander Tarver from Wisborough Green in West Sussex. Our doctors set…

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Brian Kim Discusses Itch on Great Day St. Louis

What's the Itch? Dr. Brian Kim explains some reasons why you can't get rid of the itch. Watch video here.

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Brian Kim named the recipient of 2016 Clinical Scientist Development Award by DDCF, Congratulations!

Dr. Brian Kim won the prestigious 2016 Clinical Scientist Development Award, according to The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's announcement.  He is one of the 17 exceptional physician scientists selected from…

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