Eckert Bio

Dr. Eckert received his PhD at the University of Illinois Urbana, and completed post-doctoral research training in the Department of Cell Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at Harvard Medical School. He was a Professor at Case Reserve University School of Medicine until 2006, when he joined the University of Maryland School of Medicine as Professor and Chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Dr Eckert is an internationally recognized investigator who has made pioneering discoveries in the area of surface epithelial biology – specifically focusing on the human epidermis. His studies have lead to enhanced understanding of normal skin biology and to insights regarding the mechanisms that drive skin diseases, including cancer and psoriasis.  

Eckert website