May 19, 2021

U-M Dermatology residents win MDS Resident Research Competition Awards

Three University of Michigan Dermatology residents earned outstanding honors in the Michigan Dermatological Society (MDS) 2020 Resident Research Competition. Congratulations to Drs. Mio Nakamura and Grace Hile, who won first place awards for their research, and to Dr. Andrew Schuler, who received an honorable mention in the MDS research competition. Each first place winner will present their research at the MDS Annual Meeting on May 22, 2021.

Titles of the award winning U-M Dermatology research presentations are included below:

First Place:  

  • Mio Nakamura, MD, PGY-4: "The Spectrum of Clinical and Genetic Findings in Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and Renal Cell Cancer (HLRCC) with Relevance to Patient Outcomes: A Retrospective Cohort Study from a Large Academic Tertiary Referral Center"
  • Grace Hile, MD, PGY-3: "Hippo Signaling is a Novel Regulator of Apoptosis and Photosensitivity in Lupus Keratinocytes"

Honorable Mention:

  • Andrew Schuler, MD, PGY-2: "Symmetric Drug-Related Intertriginous and Flexural Exanthema (SDRIFE): Clinicopathologic Study of 19 Cases and Review of Literature"