The Basement Membrane Zone: Making the Connection

This complimentary, 3D animated video lecture will take you step-by-step through the basement membrane zone, including structure, origins, and functions.

This video series and lecture were created by Eduardo M. Vidal, MD, FAAD, and supported by a grant from the AAD’s Sulzberger Institute for Dermatologic Education.

Dr. Vidal holds the copyright to all content and media in "The Basement Membrane Zone" section. He has granted the AAD exclusive rights to publish the content on

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