Clinical Research


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Dr Ludgate is actively involved in clinical research involving skin cancer and cosmetic dermatology. Some of Dr Ludgate's peer reviewed publications include:

Ludgate MW, Orringer JS. Inflammatory Dermatoses: Acne in: Raulin C, Karsai S, editors. Laser and IPL Technology in Dermatology and Aesthetic Medicine. Springer Berlin Heidelberg; 2011. Chapter 6.

Raskin L, Ludgate M, Iyer RK, Ackley TE, Bradford CR, Johnson TM, Fullen DR. Copy number variations and clinical outcome in atypical spitz tumors. Am J Surg Pathol. 2011 Feb;35(2):243-52. VIEW ON PUBMED

Harting MS, Ludgate MW, Fullen DR, Johnson TM, Bichakjian CK. Dermatoscopic vascular patterns in cutaneous Merkel cell carcinoma. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Oct 4. [Epub ahead of print] VIEW ON PUBMED

Schwartz JL, Mollen E, Ludgate MW, Riba MB, Johnson TM. Pediatric melanoma: an opportunity for psychosocial research. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010;62:892-3. VIEW ON PUBMED

M.W. Ludgate, D.R. Fullen, J. Lee, R. Rees, M.S. Sabel, S.L. Wong, T.M. Johnson. Animal-type Melanoma: a clinical and histopathological study of 22 cases from a single institution. British Journal of Dermatology 2010;162:129-36. VIEW ON PUBMED

Ludgate M Fullen D, Lee J, Lowe L, Bradford C, Geiger J, Schwartz J, Johnson T. The Atypical Spitz Tumor of Uncertain Biologic Potential: A Series of 67 Patients from a Single Institution. Cancer 2009;115:631-641. VIEW ON PUBMED

Morison IM, Borde EM, Cheesman EJ, Cheong PL, Holyoake AJ, Fichelson S, Weeks RJ, Lo A, Davies SM, Wilbanks SM, Fargerlund RD, Ludgate MW, da Silva Tatley FM, Coker MS, Bockett NA, Highes G, Pippig DA, Smith MP, Capron C, Ledgerwood EC. A mutation of human cytochrome c enhances the intrinsic apoptotic pathway but causes only thrombocytopenia. Nature Genetics 2008;40:387-389. VIEW ON PUBMED

Ludgate MW, Johnson TM, Wang TS. Skin Cancer. In: Halter JB, Ouslander JG, Tinetti M, Woolard N, Studenski S, Asthana S, and High K, editors. Hazzard’s Priciples of Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology Sixth Edition. San Francisco (CA): McGraw-Hill Professional; 1 Oct 2008. Chapter 59.

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