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April Deng, MD, PhD

Research Focus - Molecular Pathogenesis of Melanoma

  • Collaborate with basic science research laboratories to explore the pathogenesis of melanoma, and the role of signaling pathways in melanoma initiation, progression and therapy
  • Provide archived human tissue from the clinical pathology laboratory
  • Search for potential diagnostic markers and therapeutic targets for melanoma

Representative Publication

Gramann AK, Frantz WT, Dresser K, et al. BMP signaling promotes neural crest identity and accelerates melanoma onset. J Invest Dermatol. 2021;S0022-202X(21)00150-0.

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