Faculty and investigators within the Division of Dermatology at the University of Washington (UW) have broad research interests, from basic science research related to dermatology and skin diseases, as well as translational research and clinical trials.  

UW Dermatology is one of the top funded research divisions in the nation in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding. Our faculty and investigators conduct cutting-edge basic research and clinical trials and publish in the world’s leading dermatologic journals on skin, hair and nail disorders and diseases.  

Paul Nghiem, MD, PhD looks at a sample of Merkel cell carcinoma. Photo courtesy Fred Hutch News Service.
Paul Nghiem looks at a sample of Merkel cell carcinoma. Photo courtesy Fred Hutch News Service.