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SOCS Grant Recipients & Projects
Crystal Aguh, MD
Investigating the Role of Metabolic Dysregulation in the Pathogenesis of CCCA
Shawn G. Kwatra, MD
Molecular Basis of Itch in African Americans
Temitayo A. Ogunleye, MD
Molecular Analysis of Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia
Courtney Bagayoko, MD
Treatment outcomes for patients with Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia (CCCA)
Giang-Huong Nguyen, MD
MicroRNA Expression Proﬁling of Acral Melanoma in Asian Population
Steven H. Yang, MD, PhD
Epigenetic Changes in Ethnic Human Skin During Skin Aging
Jenna O’Neil, MD
Genetic Factors in CCCA
Nada Elbuluk MD, MS
Stretch Stimulus on Melanocyte Function and Dyspigmentation in Human Skin in Vivo: A Pilot Study on Striae Distensae
Donald A. Glass, II, MD, PhD
Uncovering the Genetic Causes of Keloid Formation
Ammar Ahmed, MD
A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Oral Polypodium Leucotomos Extract as an Adjunct to Sunscreen in the Treatment of Melasma
Ginette A. Hinds (Okoye), MD
Improving acne keloidalis nuchae with targeted ultraviolet B treatment: a prospective, randomized, split-scalp comparison study
John E. Harris, MD, PhD
T cells in mouse model of vitiligo
Roopal V. Kundu, MD
Development and Validation of a Vitiligo-specific Quality of Life Instrument (VitiQol)
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Read published peer-reviewed articles written your by Skin of Color Society members
Did You Know
Skin of color patients comprise the majority in California, New Mexico and Texas…and soon will be the majority in Arizona, Nevada, Georgia, New York and Florida.
By 2050, more than 50% of the US population will have skin of color.