Editor Profile

Hensin Tsao, MD, PhD


About the NEJM Journal Watch Dermatology Board

Hensin Tsao, MD, PhD, is Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Tsao is a physician-scientist with special interest in cancer genetics and the clinical management of cutaneous melanoma. He attends at the Massachusetts General Hospital Melanoma Center, where he directs the Melanoma Genetics Program and the Melanoma and Pigmented Lesion Center, and dedicates much of his time to educating medical students, dermatology residents, and fellows. Dr. Tsao lectures internationally about melanoma and genetics and has published widely in basic and clinical dermatology research. He wrote about basic science studies for NEJM Journal Watch Dermatology from 2001 until the publication’s closure in 2016, and served as Editor-in-Chief from 2010 to 2016.

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