Rutao Cui, M.D., Ph.D.

rtProfessor of Pharmacology and Dermatology, Vice Chair for Laboratory Administration; Director, The Laboratory of Melanoma Research in the Section of Cancer Pharmacology; and Member, The Cancer Center.

Ph.D., Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai, China; M.D., Shandong Medical University, Jinan, China.

Research Interests

Dr. Cui’s primary research interests include: understanding molecular mechanisms of melanoma development, defining the molecular effects of UVB radiation on melanocyte growth and differentiation, and developing murine genetic models for human melanoma.