Sarina Elmariah, MD/PhD
Neuroimmunology of the Skin: Regulation of the Nervous System by the Immune System
Atopic Dermatitis: The Itch that Rashes
Sarina B. Elmariah, MD/PhD is on the dermatology faculty at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts
General Hospital (MGH). She received her BA, MD and PhD degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. Her PhD is in developmental neuroscience, also from Penn. She completed her dermatology residency at New York University. In 2010, Dr. Elmariah joined the clinical and research faculty at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston where she specializes in treating patients with chronic itching and severe inflammatory disorders including refractory atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, allergic skin reactions, and cutaneous lymphomas. As a physician-scientist, her basic science research is directed toward understand why people itch and how cutaneous nerves affect skin function and disease. She has published in Cell, Nature Communications, JAMA Internal Medicine, the Journal of the American
Academy of Dermatology, the British Journal of Dermatology, and the Journal of Neuroscience. She serves as a reviewer for multiple journals and has authored several online publications and book chapters. She lectures regularly to trainees in the Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency and annually at the American Academy of Dermatology.