Announcements

Dr. Pandya publishes paper on novel treatment for vitiligo

Amit Pandya, M.D.
Amit Pandya, M.D.

Amit Pandya, M.D., Professor in the Department of Dermatology, has published a paper demonstrating the use of suction blisters in order to create an epidermal suspension that can be used to treat vitiligo. Other authors on this paper include Sam Jeong and Travis Vandergriff, M.D.; their paper has been published in the journal Dermatologic Surgery.

Dr. Rainwater wins Oral Presentation

Gina Rainwater, M.D.
Gina Rainwater, M.D.

Congratulations to Gina Rainwater, M.D., co-chief resident in the Dermatology Department, who won first place in the Residents Poster Presentation Competition at the 2016 Texas Dermatological Society Annual Spring Meeting. Her presentation was entitled "Characterization of Cell-Type Specific Expression of CXCR3 Ligands in Morphea."

Medical student receives award at SOCS Annual Meeting

Jean-Claire (Mandy) Powe
Jean-Claire (Mandy) Powe

Jean-Claire (Mandy) Powe, a second-year medical student at UT Southwestern, won second place in the Resident/Research Fellow oral presentation competition at the 12th Annual Scientific Symposium of the Skin of Color Society (SOCS) in Washington, D.C., in March 2016.

Dr. Pandya receives ILDS Certificate of Appreciation

ILDS Award

Amit Pandya, M.D., Professor in the Department of Dermatology, has been recognized from the International League of Dermatologic Societies (ILDS) for his international contributions to Dermatology. Here he is receiving his Certificate of Appreciation from Professor Harvey Lui, President of the ILDS. Congratulations Dr. Pandya for your many years of dedication to your patients.

Dr. Glass to be awarded K23 Grant

Donald Glass, M.D., Ph.D.
Donald Glass, M.D., Ph.D.

Donald Glass, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology, has been awarded a K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). The mentorship will be under the guidance of Drs. Helen Hobbs and Jonathan Cohen in the McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development/Center for Human Genetics. His research project is "Investigating the Causes of Keloid Formation."

Dr. Harris-Tryon wins Dermatology Foundation Career Development Award

Tamia Harris, M.D.
Tamia Harris, M.D., Ph.D.

Tamia Harris-Tryon, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Instructor in the Department of Dermatology, is a recipient of a Dermatology Foundation Physician Scientist Career Development Award (CDA). Her research training is in the laboratory of Lora Hooper, Ph.D., Professor in the Center for Genetics in Host Defense and the Departments of Immunology and Microbiology. Her research is entitled "Determining the Function of Resistin Like Molecule a(RELMa) in Cutaneous Host Defense."

Dr. Liao receives Dermatology Foundation Career Development Award

Chung-Ping (Joe) Liao
Chung-Ping (Joe) Liao, Ph.D.

Chung-Ping (Joe) Liao, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research investigator, is a recipient of a Dermatology Foundation Women's Health Career Development Award (CDA). He is doing his research training in the laboratory of Lu Le, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Dermatology. His research project is "Mechanisms Regulating Hair Pigmentation and Development."

Dr. Gill awarded Dermatology Foundation Dermatologist Investigator Research Fellowship

Jennifer Gill, M.D.
Jennifer Gill, M.D.

Jennifer Gill, M.D., a third-year resident in the Department, is a recipient of a Dermatology Foundation Dermatologist Investigator Research Fellowship (DIRF). She is doing her research training in the laboratory of Sean Morrison, Ph.D., Director of the Children's Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern and a Howard Hughes investigator. Her research project is "Characterization of Mechanisms Underlying Melanoma Brain Metastasis."