I am the Arthur C. Curtis Professor of Skin Molecular Immunology, the Frances, Kenneth Eisenberg Emerging Scholar and an Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of Michigan. I am trained as a dermatologist and have an extensive background in genetics, immunology, bioinformatics, and molecular biology. I have published over 100 peer reviewed papers in numerous high impact journals including Nature Genetics, Nature Immunology, Nature Communications, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, Journal of Immunology, BMC Genomics, and Human Molecular Genetics.
My research has been focused on the genetic etiology and immune-pathogenesis of cutaneous inflammation over the past 16 years. The focus of my laboratory is focused on molecular basis of cutaneous inflammation, with focus on diseases such as psoriasis, and connective tissue diseases. Another major focus in my laboratory is on the molecular basis for sex-bias in autoimmunity.
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