Department of Dermatology

Six Vanderbilt Faculty Research Scholars named

Six junior faculty and postdoctoral fellows have been appointed this year to the Vanderbilt Faculty Research Scholars (VFRS) program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

VUMC mourns loss of former Dermatology leader George Stricklin

Melanoma, anyone?

Collegiate tennis and golf athletes aren’t using enough sunscreen according to a recent survey; meanwhile, the deadly skin cancer melanoma is on the rise.

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A critical skin enzyme

Detailed studies of the enzymatic properties of PNPLA1 support the requirement for this protein in skin barrier formation.

Benoit Dawant, PhD, left, Erik Tkaczyk, MD, PhD, and colleagues have developed a new way to measure human monkeypox severity.

Vanderbilt study uses AI to speed monkeypox drug trials

A machine learning algorithm developed by researchers at Vanderbilt performs as well as humans at identifying skin lesions in clinical photographs of people with monkeypox.

Ward honored by National Psoriasis Foundation

Vanderbilt’s Nicole Ward, PhD, was one of three honorees who were the focus of attention at the National Psoriasis Foundation’s 2022 Commit to Cure Gala: Celebrating Women Who Lead, held recently in Chicago.

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