How UV Light Touches the Brain and Endocrine System Through Skin, and Why.

Abstract

The skin, a self-regulating protective barrier organ, is empowered with sensory and computing capabilities to counteract the environmental stressors to maintain and restore disrupted cutaneous homeostasis. These complex functions are coordinated by a cutaneous neuro-endocrine system that also communicates in a bidirectional fashion with the central nervous… (More)
DOI: 10.1210/en.2017-03230

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