Apple Bodemer, MD – Skin Care 101
UW Dermatology Faculty Rita Lloyd, MD and Margo Reeder, MD provide information to patients and our Residents on proper identification.
The Fall 2016 issue of “Dermatology Focus,” the Dermatology Foundation’s quarterly newsletter, featured a profile on the career of Hasan Mukhtar, PhD, Vice Chair for Research and Helfaer Professor for Cancer Research at the Department of Dermatology.
New Faces, New Roles This has been a very busy year for us in terms of recruiting, leadership, and new staff. Four new faculty joined us in 2016—Lisa Arkin, Hao Chang, Tom Keenan, and Stefan …
Two faculty in the Department of Dermatology, B. Jack Longley, MD, and Nihal Ahmad, PhD, are preparing to start work on new research projects in early 2017 after receiving Merit Review Award funds from the Department of Veterans Affairs this June.
Professor Chang researches Planar Cell Polarity–abbreviated to PCP (“not that kind of PCP,” jokes Chang)–a genetic mechanism that controls epithelial cell alignments along body and tissue axes. In simpler terms, “skin cells need to know which way is the front and which way is the rear so they can grow hair in the correct direction.”
Associate Professor of Dermatology Gloria Xu, MD, PhD, has joined the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Panel. Dr. Xu was nominated by Dr. Mark Albertini of the Department of Hematology/Medical Oncology, and will represent the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center in the national network.
When might a skin disorder also imply the presence of underlying systemic disease? Pediatric Dermatologist Lisa M. Arkin, MD, explored the intersection of dermatology and other fields including rheumatology, immunology and infectious disease at the Hubert and Mary Moss Lecture in Dermatology on September 16, 2016.
2016 UW Skin Disease Research Center Pilot Awards The recipients of the 2016 SDRC Pilot and Feasibility Awards Program have been announced. Below are the innovative projects receiving support beginning 09/01/2016: PI: Paul Lambert, PhD, …
In an going series from MensHealth.com, UW Health physicians answer common questions on a variety of health issues. This month, Dr. Apple Bodemer explains how to identify melanoma. Information at UWHealth Newsroom and Men’sHealth.com.