Beth Drolet, chair of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, is motivated by the stories of the pain and disfigurement that some of her patients experience.
Curing Cancer With A Surgeon’s Knife A micrographic surgeon, Gloria Xu, MD, PhD, is building a library of skin cancer samples that can be used by fellow researchers to seek out innovative therapies and medicines. …
“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.”
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!
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 …
To Heal, To Educate, To Discover
Three UW Dermatologists are hosting a patient forum on Cutaneous Lymphoma in Milwaukee on October 19, 2019.
Assistant Professor of Dermatology Hao Chang, PhD, received the 2019 Daneen & Charles Stiefel Investigative Scientist Award for Melanoma Research from the American Skin Association. The $100,000, one-year award will support Chang’s research on the …