Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-Based Center

About Us

The Northwestern University Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-based Center was established in August 2009 with funding from the NIH-National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NAIMS, 1P30AR075049). 

Administrative Core

The Administrative Core is responsible for coordinating all activities of the Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-based Center, including educational and research initiatives and linking the several committees and core leadership who manage the day-to-day operations of the center activities. The center's Administrative Core keeps focus on the overall goal of our center – to promote outstanding bench and clinical research in cutaneous biology with an emphasis on the keratinocyte and its microenvironment, ultimately improving patient care.

We achieve this goal by:

Learn more about the work of the Administrative Core via the Research and Education sections, as well as the links below.

Administrative Core

Amy S. Paller, MS, MD
Center Director

Robert M. Lavker, PhD
Associate Center Directior

Contact Us

We welcome your interest in the Administrative Core and the SBDRC. Please contact Eskedar Alem for more information.

Eskedar Alem
Associate Department Administrator
312-695-2816