Projects funded by the Penn SBDRC

2020

Full Grant

Taku Kambayashi, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The role of TSLP-induced sebum release in promoting skin barrier function

2019

Full Grant

Yana Kamberov, Department of Genetics
Cellular mechanisms of Engrailed-1 function in eccrine sweat gland development
Patrick Seale, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Metabolic regulation of dermal fibroblast differentiation and fibrotic skin disease

Minigrant for Investigator in Training

Donna Brennan-Crispi, Department of Dermatology
Investigate the role of Fzd2-mediated non-canonical Wnt signaling in maintenance of hair follicle stem cells

2018

Full Grant

Thomas Leung, Department of Dermatology
Understanding the pathogenesis of neutrophilic dermatoses
Christoph Thaiss, Department of Microbiology
Circadian regulation of skin inflammation by the microbiome

Minigrant for Investigator in Training

Mackenzie Wehner, Department of Dermatology
Actinic keratosis validation, incidence, and association with future skin cancers

2017

Full Grant

Thomas Leung, Department of Dermatology
SDF1 control of tissue regeneration and fibrosis in mice and humans
Pantelis Rompolas, Department of Dermatology
Notch regulation of stem cell fate in skin homeostasis and tumorigenesis
Jonathan Katz, Department of Medicine
The role of KLF4 in UV-mediated squamous cell cancer of the skin

Minigrant for Investigator in Training

Cory Simpson, Department of Dermatology
Role of NIX in programmed and damage-induced mitophagy in epidermis