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TLC Research Programs

The BFRB Precision Medicine Initiative (BPM)

TLC’s major strategic research initiative, the BPM is focused on increasing remission rates for people who suffer from hair pulling, skin picking and other body-focused behaviors.The BFRB Precision Medicine Initititive (BPM)

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Read the July 2014 issue of  InTouch - The Research Edition >>

TLC's Genetic Biobank Project

In 2007, TLC embarked on an ambitious international collaborative research project to collect clinical and genetic data from people with trichotillomania and related disorders, and their families. TLC’s Genetics Biobank project was designed to enable research into the underlying risk factors contributing to the expression of trichotillomania and to position the TLC community to take advantage of developments in the fast-growing field of genetic research.
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Overview of TLC Funded Projects

Since 2003, TLC's donor-funded research grant program has supported efforts to better understand the phenomenology of hair pulling and skin picking.  

Currently Funded Projects >>

Previously Funded Projects >>

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