Laboratory of Dr. Mei-Yu Hsu


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  • Mei-Yu Hsu, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor of Dermatology

  • BUSM

    Boston University School of Medicine

  • Dept. of Dermatology

    Dept. of Dermatology 609 Albany St. Boston MA 02118



The main interest of the Hsu laboratory revolves around the biological significance of various stem cell marker-positive cells in melanoma niche morphogenesis, heterogeneity, and homeostasis. Using expression analyses, molecular manipulation of target gene expression and functional assays in three-dimensional organotypic cultures in vitro as well as in animal modes in vivo, studies are underway to dissect the structural organization and functional significance of melanoma subpopulations and the molecualr mechanisms that govern niche morphogenesis.