Mouse Model of Chronic Itch (audio) Washington University School of Medicine Loading audio... Caption There are several medical conditions, from dry skin to psoriasis, that can cause uncontrollable itching that doesn't go away. Now researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a mouse model to help them better understand chronic itching, and that better understanding could, in turn, lead to better therapies for chronic itch. Jim Dryden has more... Credit Washington University BioMed Radio Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.