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.

About the Center

The mission of the Cutaneous Biology Research Center is to enhance the scientific understanding of fundamental biological processes that underlie the formation and homeostasis of the skin.

Faculty and Labs

A listing of the Principal Investigators at the Cutaneous Biology Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Support Us

When you support the Cutaneous Biology Research Center, you are making a significant contribution to advancing research at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Analytical and Quantitative Cytology Core

The Analytical and Quantitative Cytology Core Facility at Massachusetts General Hospital offers services and equipment to perform most flow cytometric assays.

CBRC Confocal Microscopy Core

The CBRC Confocal Microscope Core provides support for confocal microscopy using a Nikon confocal microscope with galvo and resonant scanners for high-resolution scans.

Other Dermatology Research

Learn about other research and clinical trials within the Department of Dermatology.

Did You Know?

The theory behind non-scarring laser treatments was developed at Mass General Dermatology.

Research at Mass General

Every day, our clinicians and scientists chart new terrain in biomedical research to treat and prevent human disease and advance patient care.

#1 Research Hospital in America

Mass General is recognized as a top hospital on the U.S. News Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2023-2024.