Like your gut, your skin also has a complex system of bacteria and fungi living on its surface. “It sounds weird and scary, but it’s actually good for you,” says Sarvenaz Zand, M.D., a dermatologist based in Mill Valley, California. “Think of your skin’s microbiome as an invisible shield that keeps your skin protected.”
SkinBioTherapeutics (LON:SBTX) is a life science company focused on skin health. The Company’s proprietary platform technology, SkinBiotix®, is based upon discoveries made by CEO Dr. Catherine O’Neill and Professor Andrew McBain at The University of Manchester.
The SkinBioTherapeutics’ platform applies research discoveries made on the activities of lysates derived from probiotic bacteria when applied to skin. The Company has shown that the SkinBiotix® platform can improve the barrier effect of skin models, improve repair and reduce bacterial load.