Iqra holds a MSc in Cellular and Molecular Medicine from the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada. She also holds a BSc in Life Sciences from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. Currently, she is completing a PhD in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology from the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada. Her research has ranged from across various disease areas including Alzheimer’s disease, myelodysplastic syndrome, bleeding disorders and rare pediatric brain tumors.
Topical treatment with B-VEC, formerly known as KB103, is safe and leads to complete and durable wound healing in people with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB), final results from ... Read more
RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals announced a clinical trial update on RGN-137, an investigational therapy for the treatment of epidermolysis bullosa (EB). The update was provided by GtreeBNT, RegeneRx’s partner for the ... Read more
New York-based EB Research Partnership (EBRP), along with the EB Research Foundation in Australia, announced a global collaboration that aims to develop lifesaving treatments for patients with epidermolysis bullosa (EB). Under the ... Read more
Allogeneic fibroblast injections are an effective and safe treatment strategy for non-healing wounds in patients with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB), new research from Russia shows. The study, “Allogeneic ... Read more
Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) can affect the gastrointestinal tract, leading to the development of esophageal stenosis, or a narrowing of the esophagus, according to a new case report. The report, ... Read more
Patients with epidermolysis bullosa acquisita sometimes can develop acute renal failure, according to a case report. The report, “Acute renal failure in a patient with epidermolysis bullosa acquisita,” was ... Read more