Apostolos Doukas, PhD

Assistant Professor
50 Blossom Street
Thier 2
Boston, MA 02114

     
 
Andres Erlendsson, MD
Research Fellow

     
 
Berdiaeffe Etienne
Research Assistant

     
 
Bill Farinelli
Research Specialist
50 Blossom Street
Thier 2
Boston, MA 02114

 
 
Walfre Franco, PhD
Instructor
My research interests focus on the development of mechanical and optical medical technology from concept to clinical deployment.
     
 
Lilit Garibyan, MD, PhD
Clinical Resident
My research interest include understanding the function of cutaneous sensory nerves. By understanding their function and normal physiologic behavior we hope to develop targeted therapy for cutaneous sensory syndromes related to dermatologic diseases.
     
 
Christina Haak, MD
Visiting Scientist
Department of Dermatology D-42
Bispebjerg University Hospital
DK-2400 Copenhagen NV
Denmark

 
 
Merete Hædersdal, MD
Visiting Scientist
Department of Dermatology D-42
Bispebjerg University Hospital
Bispebjerg Bakke 23
DK-2400 Copenhagen NV
Denmark

     
 
Ray Jalian, MD
Visiting Clinical Fellow
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
2020 Santa Monica Boulevard
Suite 570
Santa Monica, CA 90404
     
 
Emilia Jovrsky, MD
Clinical Coordinator II

     
 
Kachiu Lee, MD
Clinical Fellow

     
 
Joe Musacchia
Research Assistant

     
 
Ogechukwu Onwudiwe, MD
Clinical Fellow

     
 
Antonio Orteg-Martinez, MS
Research Engineer

     
 
Arisa Ortiz, MD
Clinical Fellow
My main research interest is in the management of skin cancer. My efforts at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine are focused on a novel imaging device to better delineate tumor margins. I am also working on non-surgical laser-based approaches for the treatment of skin cancer.
 
 
Martin Purschke, PhD
Instructor
My research interest is the cellular stress response after exposure to heat or cold. In particular, I am researching the loss of cell viability and the generation of DNA damage and apoptosis following such exposure.
     
 
Fernanda Sakamoto, MD, PhD
Instructor
At the Wellman Center, my primary interest is the use of lasers and photodynamic therapy for the treatment of skin lesions and cancers. Because acne is the most common disease in dermatology, I am working on the development of methods to selectively damage the sebaceous glands.
     
 
Katherine Siwy
Research Occupational Therapist

     
 
Javid Taghados, BS
Research Technician
My research at the Wellman Center will be mostly comprised of the development and design of an ultraviolet imaging system. This system will serve as a diagnostic tool for clinical use.
 
 
Joshua Tam, PhD
Instructor
At the Wellman Center, Josh will be researching new treatments that selectively affect adipose tissue, and the mechanisms involved.
     
 
Linh Vuong
Research Technician II

     
 
Ying Wang, MD
Research Fellow
My research interests are in wound healing. In Dr. Anderson’s lab, my project focus on improving healing of skin wound by creating full-thickness skin constructs from microscopic skin tissue columns.