Noninvasive skin hydration sensor for monitoring of inflammatory skin diseases

A new study published in Science Advances presents the development of an innovative skin hydration biosensor with a range of attractive features, which opens new opportunities for the wireless monitoring of this important health-related parameter. We interviewed Dr. Steve Xu, one of the leading authors of this work, to get insights on the background, significance and potential future applications of this promising new sensor. Steve Xu MD, MSc is a physician engineer with appointments as the Medical Director of the Querrey Simpson Institute for Bioelectronics at Northwestern University (IL, USA), Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology and Pediatrics (Dermatology)...

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