Editor Profile

Kenneth Y. Tsai, MD, PhD

Associate Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Dermatology Board

Kenneth Y. Tsai, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Immunology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Health Sciences Center in Houston. He is a practicing dermatopathologist and runs a research laboratory. As a physician-scientist, he is particularly interested in both the clinical aspects of skin cancer in the immunosuppressed as well as mechanisms of immunosurveillance and immune evasion. He joined the NEJM Journal Watch Dermatology board in 2010 and served until the publication’s closure in 2016.


Grant / Research support

American Association for Cancer Research – Landon Foundation; National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute; Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas

Editorial boards

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Summaries by Kenneth Tsai