Epithelial Cell Biology
Rivkah Isseroff, M.D.
Research interests: Keratinocyte differentiation, migration and wound healing, signal transduction, bioengineered tissue replacement, and toxicology of the skin
Min Zhao, M.D., Ph.D.
Research interests: Control of directed cell motility and directed cell division, the role played by small physiological electrical fields in wound healing, the development and regeneration of many tissues
Gene Regulation of Viruses
Yoshihiro Izumiya, Ph.D.
Research interests: Gene regulation of viruses such as Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus
Immunotherapy and Cutaneous Immunology
Fu-Tong Liu, M.D., Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor and Chair Emeritus
Research interests: Galectins, atopic dermatitis, mast cell-mediated diseases, immunobullous dermatoses
William J. Murphy, Ph.D.
Professor and Acting Chair
Research Interests: Cancer Immunotherapy and graft vs host disease
Emanual Maverakis, M.D.
Assistant Professor in-Residence
Research interests: Immunotherapies for melanoma, T cell mediated skin diseases, and the murine models of autoimmunity, and clinical trials for melanoma and autoimmunity
Integrins (Cancer and Inflammation)
Yoshikazu Takada, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Interests: Integrins, cellular processes that promote inflammation, understanding how integrin-binding results in pro-inflammatory signals