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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