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Department News

 

Dr. Jolene Jewell, 3rd Year resident in Dermatology presented a case at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology this month. Her case, co authored with Dr. Neil Prose, presented in the Cases of the Year session was entitled “Self-Healing Juvenile Cutaneous Mucinosis”.  Congratulations to Drs. Jewell and Prose. 

 

Departing & Incoming Dermatology Residents

Duke Dermatology celebrated the graduation of our third year residents with a dinner in their honor on June 20th.    Dr. Rebecca Bialas is joining Palm Harbor Dermatology in Palm Harbor, Florida.  She starts her new position on September 1, 2015, and will be doing general dermatology and procedures including cosmetics and lasers.  Dr. Sinae Kane will practice dermatology at Duke Dermatology – Wakefield here in North Carolina.  She will start her job in mid-August 2015 and will practice medical, surgical & cosmetic dermatology, including lasers.  Dr. Daniel Chang is joining St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, California.  He will start his new position on August 17, 2015 and will practice general dermatology, inpatient consults, and possibly lasers and cosmetics.

Duke Dermatology would like to welcome our 2015-2018 Dermatology Residents: Dr. Annie Donato, Dr. Marilia Oliveira, and Dr. Ryan Thorpe. Annie Donato, MD spent her year prior to joining Duke Dermatology at New Hanover Regional Med Center and graduated Medical School from Duke University. Marilia Oliveira, MD spent her year prior to joining Duke Dermatology at Harvard Medical School and graduated Medical School from Duke University. Ryan Thorpe, MD spent his year prior to joining Duke Dermatology at Providence Sacred Heart Med Center and graduated Medical School from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

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Faculty Awards
Jennifer Zhang, PhD has received an RO3. The title of her RO3 is “The role of MALT1 in Melanoma Growth and Tumorigenesis.”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Terry Lechler, PhD has received a RO1. The title of his RO1 is “Role of Cell Adhesion and the Cytoskeleton in Epidermal Integrity.”
 
 
 

 

 

Latest Faculty Speaking Engagements

 
Jonathan Cook, MD
 
British Association of Dermatology Annual meeting in Manchester, England – July 2015
-- The Aesthetic Significance of the Face
-- The Evolution of reconstructive Dermatologic Surgery
-- Finessing Facial Reconstruction – Guest Lecture
 
 
 

Amanda MacLeod, MD
Gordon Research Conference in Waterville Valley, NH – August 16-21, 2015
-- Barrier Function of Mammalian Skin

 

 

 

Jennifer Zhang, PhD

Gordon Research Conference in Newry, ME - July 12-17, 2015
-- Epithelial Growth and Keratinization

 

 

Latest Faculty Publications

Poster - SID Annual Mtg., Atlanta, GA – May 2015
-- Retrospective study comparing outcomes among patients receiving rituximab vs conventional adjuvant therapy for pemphigus vulgaris. 
-- Patients with sorafenib induced drug eruptions can be successfully re-challenged. 
-- Novel imaging techniques for quantifying cutaneous sclerosis.
 
Poster - SID Annual Mtg., Atlanta, GA – May 2015
-- A counter-intuitive role for caspase-3 in promoting genetic instability and skin carcinogenesis.

Liu X, He Y, Li F, Huang Q, Kato TA, Hall RP, Li CY.  Caspase-3 Promotes Genetic Instability and Carcinogenesis. Mol Cell. 2015 Apr 8. PMID; 25866249 doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2015.03.003

Liu X, He Y, Li F, Huang Q, Kato TA, Hall RP, Li CY.  Caspase-3 Promotes Genetic Instability and Carcinogenesis. Mol Cell. 2015 Apr 8. PMID; 25866249 doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2015.03.003
 

Poster - SID Annual Mtg., Atlanta, GA – May 2015 -- A counter-intuitive role for caspase-3 in promoting genetic instability and skin carcinogenesis. Xinjian Liu, Fang Li, and Chuan-Yuan Li

Liu X, He Y, Li F, Huang Q, Kato TA, Hall RP, Li CY.  Caspase-3 Promotes Genetic Instability and Carcinogenesis. Mol Cell. 2015 Apr 8. PMID; 25866249 doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2015.03.003
 

Poster - SID Annual Mtg., Atlanta, GA – May 2015
-- ENTPD1 and PD-1/PD-1 ligands are highly expressed by skin-resident immune cells in subsets of human SCC.
 
 
Cook JL. Tunneled and transposed island flaps in facial reconstructive surgery. Dermatol Surg. 2014 Sep;40 Suppl 9:S16-29. PMID: 25158873 doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000000119.

 

Poster - SID Annual Mtg., Atlanta, GA – May 2015
-- Retrospective study comparing outcomes among patients receiving rituximab vs conventional adjuvant therapy for pemphigus vulgaris.
-- Novel imaging techniques for quantifying cutaneous sclerosis.
 
Liu X, He Y, Li F, Huang Q, Kato TA, Hall RP, Li CY.  Caspase-3 Promotes Genetic Instability and Carcinogenesis. Mol Cell. 2015 Apr 8. PMID; 25866249 doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2015.03.003
 

Wold L, Chen JK, Lampel HPHand dermatitis: an allergist’s nightmare.  Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2014 Nov;14(11):474. PMID: 25228264 doi: 10.1007/s11882-014-0474-0.
 
Chang DS, Lampel HP.  What is Causing This Lip Dermatitis?  The Dermatologist. 2014 Aug; 22(8):147-150.
 
Lampel HP, Silvestri DL.  Systemic contact dermatitis: Current challenges and emerging treatments.  Curr Treat Options Allergy. 2014; 1:348-357.  doi: 10.1007/s40521-014-0029-6.
 
Poster - SID Annual Mtg., Atlanta, GA – May 2015
-- FRA1 plays an essential role in skin, head and neck cancer cell growth and migration .
--NuMA/microtubule interactions are critical for asymmetric cell divisions and epidermal morphogenesis.
Poster -- SID Annual Mtg., Atlanta, GA – May 2015
-- ENTPD1 and PD-1/PD-1 ligands are highly expressed by skin-resident immune cells in subsets of human SCC.
 
MacLeod AS, Mansbridge, JN. The Innate Immune System in Acute and Chronic Wounds.  Advances in Wound Care. eprint 2015 Mar 25.  doi: 10.1089/wound.2014.0608.
 
Lalani T, Murray J. Botryomycosis. UpToDate. 2014 Oct.
Poster - SID Annual Mtg., Atlanta, GA – May 2015
-- FRA1 plays an essential role in skin, head and neck cancer cell growth and migration.
--ENTPD1 and PD-1/PD-1 ligands are highly expressed by skin-resident immune cells in subsets of human SCC.
--miR29b1 plays an important role in epidermal cell growth and survival. 
 
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