Jeffrey Axelrod, PhD
Professor of Pathology
"Handedness of helical morphogenesis determined by PCP signaling"
Mon 11/5/18, 9a-10a
Med Sci Ctr Rm 408
Our dermatologists and advanced practice providers serve the needs of our community and those of an academic and world-class tertiary referral center. Visit us at one of our clinics in south-central Wisconsin.
Residents in dermatology practice in a variety of settings and subspecialties, and we continue the historic tradition of Mohs micrographic surgical training. Learn with us in these and our other medical education programs.
We study the causes of and treatments for epithelial cell cancer and other skin conditions, and are working to bridge the clinic to the lab with translational research. See what our researchers are working and writing on.
Skin Disease Research Center
An NIH-funded, interdisciplinary community of scholars specializing in skin diseases and skin biology, we offer services to researchers, pilot funding for exploratory projects, and host seminars open to the public.
Message from the Chairman
Welcome to the Department of Dermatology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. We are delighted to share with you the activities of our dynamic department!
UW Health Dermatology Clinics are offered at east, central and west Madison locations, as well as UW American Family Children’s Hospital and UW Health Transformations. We also care for veterans at the Middleton VA, and consult on hospitalized patients at University of Wisconsin Hospital, American Family Children’s Hospital and Meriter Hospital. We offer a telemedicine program at the VA and are piloting a similar program at UW Health. [Read More]
Events, News, & Views
After a successful application cycle, the UW Skin Disease Research Center announces funding of six new pilot projects totaling almost $200,000. We are pleased to fund several applications with direct clinical relevance in this cycle, …October 15, 2018
New research is under way in the lab of Department Chair Dr. Gary S. Wood, MD, after he was awarded a $200,000 grant from the Spatz Foundation. The award was announced last fall with research …March 7, 2018
Since our founding in 2002, the Department has grown to 30 faculty, 12 residents, and 1 fellow; increased clinical productivity 10-fold; become a leading center for dermatology research and training; and holds seven endowed professorships …February 16, 2018
Department of Dermatology Associate Scientist Deeba Syed, MBBS, PhD, recently confirmed the validity of early tests for a revolutionary anti-cancer mechanism developed by Aseem Ansari’s lab in the Department of Biochemistry. The molecule synthesized by …January 10, 2018
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We are a team of physician-instructors, physician-scientists, and bench researchers from across the country and the world with one shared passion: providing the best dermatological care and research output in the region. Learn more about our faculty and leadership team.
UW-Madison is the home of historic dermatological innovations like Mohs surgery. Our department ranked 16th in NIH funding for research in 2017, holds 5 current VA Merit Review grants, and since 2014 has been one of only six NIAMS-funded Skin Diseases Research Centers in the nation. Our clinicians provide care in clinics and several UW-affiliated hospitals, including the Middleton…
Here is a way for you to make a real difference in the lives of people here in Madison and around the globe – contribute to the research and education missions of the Department of Dermatology! You will help support the training of new dermatologists by contributing to our residency fund. You will help find…
Dermatology turned 15 in 2017. Read about where we’ve been and where we are going as a department.
A list of selected publications by clinical and research faculty and their staff.