Animal Models for Alopecia Areata: What and Where?

  title={Animal Models for Alopecia Areata: What and Where?},
  author={John P. Sundberg and Kevin John McElwee and Michael A. Brehm and Lishan Su and Lloyd E. King},
  journal={The journal of investigative dermatology. Symposium proceedings},
  volume={17 2},
Disease is not limited to humans. Rather, humans are but another mammal in a continuum, and as such, often share similar if not identical diseases with other mammalian species. Alopecia areata (AA) is such a disease. Natural disease occurs in humans, nonhuman primates, many domestic animals, and laboratory rodents. However, to be useful as models of human… CONTINUE READING