Thomas M. Ruenger, MD

Professor, Dermatology

(617) 638-5513
609 Albany St (J Bldg)

Other Positions

  • Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Roger Williams Medical Center


  • University of Kiel, MD


  • Published on 9/1/2016

    Rünger TM. Mechanisms of Melanoma Promotion by Ultraviolet Radiation. J Invest Dermatol. 2016 Sep; 136(9):1751-2. PMID: 27542295.

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  • Published on 12/1/2013

    Ruenger TM. The US-based Photomedicine Society. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2013 Dec; 29(6):289. PMID: 24580546.

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  • Published on 7/1/2013

    Rünger TM. Much remains to be learned about how UVR induces mutations. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Jul; 133(7):1717-9. PMID: 23760050.

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  • Published on 11/1/2011

    Mardaryev AN, Meier N, Poterlowicz K, Sharov AA, Sharova TY, Ahmed MI, Rapisarda V, Lewis C, Fessing MY, Ruenger TM, Bhawan J, Werner S, Paus R, Botchkarev VA. Lhx2 differentially regulates Sox9, Tcf4 and Lgr5 in hair follicle stem cells to promote epidermal regeneration after injury. Development. 2011 Nov; 138(22):4843-52. PMID: 22028024.

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  • Published on 10/18/2011

    Rünger TM, Farahvash B, Hatvani Z, Rees A. Comparison of DNA damage responses following equimutagenic doses of UVA and UVB: a less effective cell cycle arrest with UVA may render UVA-induced pyrimidine dimers more mutagenic than UVB-induced ones. Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2012 Jan; 11(1):207-15. PMID: 22005748.

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  • Published on 5/14/2011

    Rünger TM, Adami S, Benhamou CL, Czerwinski E, Farrerons J, Kendler DL, Mindeholm L, Realdi G, Roux C, Smith V. Morphea-like skin reactions in patients treated with the cathepsin K inhibitor balicatib. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Mar; 66(3):e89-96. PMID: 21571394.

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  • Published on 2/1/2011

    Rünger TM. Is UV-induced mutation formation in melanocytes different from other skin cells? Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2011 Feb; 24(1):10-2. PMID: 21044273.

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  • Published on 12/9/2010

    Rizzo JL, Dunn J, Rees A, Rünger TM. No formation of DNA double-strand breaks and no activation of recombination repair with UVA. J Invest Dermatol. 2011 May; 131(5):1139-48. PMID: 21150922.

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  • Published on 10/25/2010

    Gan SD, Rünger TM. Dermal fibroblasts internalize elastin to lysosomes via the elastin-binding protein of the elastin-laminin receptor. J Dermatol Sci. 2011 Jan; 61(1):60-2. PMID: 21111579.

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  • Published on 11/10/2009

    Lee MS, Yaar M, Eller MS, Rünger TM, Gao Y, Gilchrest BA. Telomeric DNA induces p53-dependent reactive oxygen species and protects against oxidative damage. J Dermatol Sci. 2009 Dec; 56(3):154-62. PMID: 19906512.

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