About Us

The Cutaneous Biology Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital partners with academia and industry to advance technologies that produce healthy skin and prevent diseases related to aging, cancer and inflammation.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Cutaneous Biology Research Center (CBRC) is to enhance the scientific understanding of fundamental biological processes that underlie the formation and homeostasis of the skin and its appendages. The CBRC promotes biological discovery and hypothesis testing, particularly as related to translational questions in dermatology and skin health.

Our Research

The topics investigated at the CBRC span diverse research areas, including molecular/cellular biology of skin, stem cells, epigenetics, immunobiology, chemical biology/screening, topical drug delivery, itch, UV protection, metabolism, cancer biology, inflammation, pigmentation, hair follicle biology and laser application.

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Cutaneous Biology Research Center

Building 149 13th StreetCharlestownMA 02129
  •  Near Public Transit
  •  Handicapped Accessible
  • Phone:  617-726-4354

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David Fisher, MD, PhD, appeared on the NBC Today Show and discussed new research that UV radiation may be addictive

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