Dr. Hung-Lin Chen in Vice President Liu’s group at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences and collaborators elucidated the mechanism of galectin-7 in the inflammatory process of psoriasis. They also found fluvastatin is an inducer of galectin-7 and can inhibit development of psoriasis in a mouse model. The work was published in Journal of Clinical Investigation.

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