Dean Tolar's Research Gives Patient New Skin

A 7-year-old boy who lost most of his skin to a rare skin disease is getting new skin thanks to Dean Jakub Tolar. Tolar has been a pioneering researcher into Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a rare, often fatal skin disease which causes the skin to blister and tear off at the slightest touch. Tolar's research has resulted in a groundbreaking new whole-body graft of genetically modified stem cells. Read more.