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Research Areas

Dedicated to Advancing the Science of Skin Disease Care

The University Hospitals Department of Dermatology are major leaders in the clinical care and research in the full spectrum of dermatology conditions. The Department centers of excellence were established to focus on topics such as cancer, photomedicine, and immunology.

Center for Medical Mycology

The internationally recognized Center for Medical Mycology at University Hospitals provides a Mycology Reference Laboratory, a Fungal Diseases Research Program, an Integrated Microbiome Core, and the Mycology Clinical Trials Unit.

Murdough Family Center for Psoriasis

The Murdough Family Center for Psoriasis incorporates both the psoriasis research and treatment efforts of the medical center, and creates new community interfaces and a complete approach to both the mind and the body aspects of psoriasis.

Psoriasis Center of Research Translation (CORT)

The CORT combines detailed clinical informatics from EMR downloads and curated databases with detailed clinical annotations with advanced high-dimensional protein expression, transcritomics, microbiome, and metabolomic patient characterization.

Skin Cancer Research Institute

The Skin Cancer Research Institute provides a distinct opportunity to illuminate hope, identify solutions, and enhance treatments to save the lives of patients in Northeast Ohio and beyond through an unparalleled strategy for translational research and a team of the finest clinicians and researchers in the country.

Skin Diseases Research Center

The SDRC supports investigators who are interested in piloting and or pursuing skin disorder-related research.

Medical Student Research Group

Provides helpful resources and structure to become a principal investigator and project lead on research projects.