Psoriasis and Skin Treatment Center
The UCSF Psoriasis and Skin Treatment Center is a comprehensive practice that sees patients with severe psoriasis, especially when phototherapy is needed; eczema, including atopic dermatitis; and other phototherapy-responsive disorders, such as vitiligo, chronic itching from known or unknown causes, lichen planus and mycosis fungoides.
Doctor referral required
Mean change from baseline in percent of lesional CD4+ T effector cells producing IL-17
Immunogenetic Profiling of Dupilumab for the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis
Percentage change from pre-treatment baseline of CD4+ T effector cells expressing IL-4 at weeks 2, 4, 12 in dupilumab-treated patients.
Immunogenetic Profiling of Goeckerman Therapy in the Treatment of Psoriasis Vulgaris
Perform quantitative analysis of the immunologic and genetic changes in immune cell populations after treatment with traditional Goeckerman (NBUVB + coal tar), coal tar only, and NB-UVB only, at weeks 2, 4, and 12 compared to base...
Skin Tracker: A Mobile Health App to Monitor Skin Disease Activity and Treatment Use
Patient eczema area and severity index (EASI) will be measured. It is a tool for measuring the amount and severity of eczema a patient has on his or her body, scale is 0-72, 0 means clear and 72 means severe eczema
Dermatologic Research Evaluation and Monitoring of Sleep in Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis
Sleep efficiency is defined as the percentage of time spent asleep while in bed.
Plan your visit
What to Bring
- Photo I.D.
- Health insurance card
- Insurance authorization, if required
- Doctor's referral, if required
- Recent test results related to your condition
- List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
- List of questions you may have
- Device or paper for taking notes
Our research initiatives
UCSF Department of Dermatology Research
The UCSF Department of Dermatology's research programs cover a broad range of investigations into skin biology and disease, ultimately leading to more effective care for patients.