Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-Based Center

Translational and Experimental Skin Testing and Immune Tracing Core

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The Translational and Experimental Skin Testing and Immune Tracing (TEST IT) Core, is Directed by Caroline Le Poole, PhD, co-directed by Associate Director, Kurt Q. Lu, MD. The Translational and Experimental Skin Testing and Immune Tracing Core focuses on the important relationship between keratinocytes and the skin immune system, and provides instrumentation and immunological assay services, as well as the unique opportunity for human testing in a controlled environment.

Find service descriptions below. Ordering is done through NU Core and cost information is available via our core price sheet.

Core Leadership

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Caroline Le Poole, PhD
Core Director
Professor of Dermatology and Microbiology-Immunology

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Kurt Q, Lu, MD
Associate Core Director
Eugene and Gloria Bauer Professor of Dermatology

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Stephanie Rangel, PhD
Director of Clinical Trial Unit, Dermatology
Research Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Contact Us

We welcome your interest in our core. Please contact us via the information below.

Cormac Cosgrove, PhD
Senior Research Fellow

Madeleine Belback
Tissue Acquisition Specialist