Manuel Jesus Ahumada Escandon, PhD
Research Fellow

Sepideh Afshar, PhD
Research Fellow

  Andrea L. Brissette
Clinical Research Coordinator II
Wellman Center for Photomedicine - MGH
55 Fruit Street
Bartlett Hall, Room 408
Boston, MA 02114

Fred Dylla, PhD
Research Staff

Bill Farinelli
Research Specialist
50 Blossom Street
Thier 2
Boston, MA 02114

Xin Feng
Graduate Student

Walfre Franco, PhD
Assistant Professor
My research interests focus on the development of mechanical and optical medical technology from concept to clinical deployment.
Christiane Fuchs, PhD
Research Fellow

Lilit Garibyan, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
My research interest include understanding the function of cutaneous sensory nerves. By understanding their function and normal physiologic behavior we hope to develop targeted therapy for cutaneous sensory syndromes related to dermatologic diseases.
Merete Hædersdal, MD
Visiting Scientist
Department of Dermatology D-42
Bispebjerg University Hospital
Bispebjerg Bakke 23
DK-2400 Copenhagen NV

Jermaine Henderson
Research Technician I

Gaudalupe Ibarra-Silva, MS
Graduate Research Assistant

Nisrine Kawa, MD
Research Fellow

Alla Khodorova, PhD
Sr. Research Technologist

Brandon Law
Graduate Student

Ben Leaker
Graduate Student

Kachiu Lee, MD
Research Scientist

Yakir Levin, MD, PhD

Sara Moradi Tuchayi, MD
Research Staff

Matthias Muller, PhD
Research Fellow

Michael Orestes, MD
Visiting Researcher

Martin Purschke, PhD
My research interest is the cellular stress response after exposure to heat or cold. In particular, I am researching the loss of cell viability and the generation of DNA damage and apoptosis following such exposure.
Adam Raff, MD, PhD
Clinical Associate

Suvithan Rajadurai
Clinical Research Assistant

Fernanda Sakamoto, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
At the Wellman Center, my primary interest is the use of lasers and photodynamic therapy for the treatment of skin lesions and cancers. Because acne is the most common disease in dermatology, I am working on the development of methods to selectively damage the sebaceous glands.
Sandeep Saluja, MD
Clinical Research Fellow

Katherine Siwy
Research Occupational Therapist

Joshua Tam, PhD
At the Wellman Center, Josh will be researching new treatments that selectively affect adipose tissue, and the mechanisms involved.
Carina Thomas, BA
Research Assistant

Ying Wang, MD
Research Scientist
My research interests are in wound healing. In Dr. Anderson’s lab, my project focus on improving healing of skin wound by creating full-thickness skin constructs from microscopic skin tissue columns.
Emily Wenande, MD
Graduate Student

Adam Wulkan, MD
Clinical Research Fellow