The University of Wisconsin Skin Disease Research Center (UW SDRC) is supported in part by a grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). The Pilot and Feasibility Studies Program …
Welcome to the University of Wisconsin Dermatology surgical training space! Nearly a century ago, Dr. Frederic Mohs pioneered a revolutionary technique for surgical treatment of skin cancer, and we maintain that proud tradition of excellence in cutaneous surgery today.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruptions to medical education across the country. We understand that students’ anxiety about the upcoming application cycle has been heightened given the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 related changes to curriculum and scheduling and how this will affect the residency application process.
“While we have known for a very long time that your diet affects your body and health, we are only beginning to appreciate that the same is true for the cells and their choice of fuel within our body.”
“In 48 hours…we made all these changes, and we’ve been constantly refining it, taking great care of patients, seeing lots of people safely, and preserving PPE,” Aylward said.
June has been a month to celebrate UW Dermatology clinical research, as news arrives our faculty were awarded two ICTR Pilot Awards, and a new paper was accepted for publication!
Congratulations to Drs. Molly Hinshaw, MD, and Margo Reeder, MD, for being selected for the American Academy of Dermatology 2020 Presidential Citation Awards!
During the COVID-19 global pandemic, pediatric dermatologists at UW Health and elsewhere saw a surge of red to purple bruise-like blisters and bumps on otherwise healthy children. Doctors soon hypothesized there could be a link between the painful purple blistered toes and COVID-19, so the term “COVID toes” was coined and began making headlines.
Dr. Arkin is pushing the boundaries of laser treatment by combining it with new research that shows that vascular stains like birthmarks and port-wine stains are caused by the same genetic changes that cause cancer.
Early last December, dermatologist and physician-scientist Stefan Schieke, MD, published ground-breaking research in the journal Cell Reports (view article on PubMed) that could lead to the effective treatment of lymphoid cancers. These findings from Schieke …