Nitric oxide has become one of the most studied molecules in human physiology.  The 1998 Nobel Prize-winning discovery triggered an eruption of research that now confirms nitric oxide's natural ability to prevent clotting, regulate inflammation, revitalize tissue, kill invading microorganisms, and even eradicate cancer cells. Click through the primer above to learn about nitric oxide and its essential role in the body.

The documented ability of nitric oxide to regulate inflammation, revitalize tissue, increase local blood flow and kill bacteria, make nitric oxide an ideal dermatological therapy.

The Role of Nitric Oxide in Dermatology

Nitric Oxide as an Antimicrobial

Nitric Oxide as an Anti-Inflammatory

The ABCs of Nitric Oxide in the Skin

A Medscape CME/CE Activity

Join Dr James Del Rosso as he explores the role of nitric oxide in the treatment of acne. Gain increased knowledge regarding the correlation of nitric oxide with the pathophysiology of skin diseases and get an update on emerging topical treatments incorporating nitric oxide.