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Department of Dermatology

Department of Dermatology

Research Faculty

Dr Isseroff  Rivkah Isseroff, M.D.
Professor
Research interests: Keratinocyte differentiation, migration and wound healing, signal transduction, bioengineered tissue replacement, and toxicology of the skin
Dr Izumiya  Yoshihiro Izumiya, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
Research interests: Gene regulation of viruses such as Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus
Dr  Fu-Tong Liu, M.D., Ph.D. 
Distinguished Professor and Chair Emeritus
Research interests: Galectins, atopic dermatitis, mast cell-mediated diseases, immunobullous dermatoses
Dr Maverakis  Emanual Maverakis, M.D. 
Assistant Professor in-Residence
Research interests: Immunotherapies for melanoma, T cell mediated skin diseases, and the murine models of autoimmunity, clinical trials for melanoma and autoimmunity
Dr Murphy  William J. Murphy, Ph.D. 
Professor and Acting Chair
Research Interests: Cancer Immunotherapy and graft vs host disease
Dr Taakada  Yoshikazu Takada, M.D., Ph.D. 
Professor
Research Interests: Integrins, cellular processes that promote inflammation, understanding how integrin-binding results in pro-inflammatory signals
Dr Zhao  Min Zhao, M.D., Ph.D. 
Professor
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
Dr Soulika  Athena Soulika, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
Research interests: The role of local immune responses in the healing process following tissue injury, the characterization of immune responses initiated locally in the skin after burn injury.
Dr jagdeo  Jared Jagdeo, M.D. 
Assistant Professor
Research interests: Photomodulation of skin, light therapy for treatment of skin disorders, skin fibrosis
Dr Sivamani  Raja Sivamani, M.D., M.S., C.A.T. 
Assistant Professor
Research interests: sebaceous gland disease and bioengineering adaptations for dermatology