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British Skin Foundation

British Skin Foundation research into antibiotic-resistant acne

Dr Andrew McDowell is a Lecturer in Personalised Medicine within the Northern Ireland Centre for Stratified Medicine, Ulster University. He was awarded a British Skin Foundation Studentship Grant entitled ‘Metagenomic and culture-based characterisation of Propionibacterium acnes communities in patients with severe recalcitrant papulopustular and nodular acne’, which commenced in October 2017 and currently supports a PhD student, Joseph McLaughlin, in his laboratory. 

Andrew and Joe explain in more detail about their research and what they hope to achieve. 

Dermatology in practice 2020; 26(1): 12–12
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