Dr. Aaron Lerner, founder of dermatology at Yale

Next time you have jet lag and need some melatonin, thank Aaron Lerner.  Who knew a dermatologist discovered and coined the term “melatonin” in his quest to understand skin pigmentation? Reading about Dr. Lerner makes me feel like I’m not doing enough with my life.   He was invited by Paul Beeson (who has been […]

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Louis A. Duhring

For the inaugural post of save the moulages, we are highlighting a founding-father of dermatology in the United States, Louis A. Duhring.  He was a proponent of moulage to teach dermatology and was the first physician to describe and recognize the unique set of cutaneous disease associated with gluten allergy.   Duhring created a unifying […]

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