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managing heat rash or prickly heat
July 17, 2019

How to Manage Your Summer Rash

A Michigan Medicine dermatologist shares everything to know about heat rash symptoms, prevention, treatment and how to discern it from other skin conditions in disguise.

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Tom Raisanen, MD and Jiji Ahn, MD
June 7, 2019

Dermatology Chief Residents 2019-2020

On May 1st, U-M Dermatology welcomed Drs. Ji Won (Jiji) Ahn and Tom Raisanen as chief residents for the Dermatology Residency Program for the 2019-2020 academic year.

May 30, 2019

Many Thanks For Another Successful Skin Cancer Screening Clinic!

On May 18, 2019, physicians and staff from the Department of Dermatology provided free skin cancer screenings to 118 people. Kudos to all who participated in this annual community service event, held in conjunction with May as Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention month.

Why Women Get Autoimmune Diseases Far More Often Than Men
April 25, 2019

Why Women Get Autoimmune Diseases Far More Often Than Men

Researchers cause a lupus-like disease in mice by amplifying the amount of a single “master regulator” factor — suggesting both a root cause for known differences between the sexes and a target for new treatments.

Dermatology is Making A Difference at Michigan Medicine
February 7, 2019

Dermatology is Making A Difference at Michigan Medicine!

We're grateful to our remarkable physicians and staff, who do their best to make a difference in the lives of others.

The "Making A Difference" program offers patients, visitors and co-workers a wonderful way to acknowledge a Michigan Medicine employee, team, or department for providing exceptional service and care. Nominations may be

Photo of Michelle Kahlenberg, MD, PhD; Charles F. Burant, MD, PhD; and Johann Gudjonsson, MD, PhD.
October 31, 2018

First TIIPs grant to support immunology research

A team of U-M researchers is launching a new study to better understand autoimmune skin diseases and why some people respond better than others to treatment. In the process, they aim to derive new knowledge about the immune response that could lead to more targeted, personalized therapies for a wider array of disorders.