Gene Altering Lotion May Treat Skin Diseases, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Study  
7/5/2012 8:32:35 AM

Imagine a lotion that can treat irreversible genetic skin diseases like psoriasis or life-threatening skin cancers like melanoma. Researchers at Northwestern University say they're another step closer to creating a treatment that will naturally slip through the skin and genetically alter cells to treat a particular skin disease.