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Internal Medicine / Dermatology

Arthur Z. Eisen, MD

Current Position
Winfred and Emma Showman Professor, Medicine
Division of Dermatology

Specialty Areas

Patients Seen At
969 Mason Road, 220
St. Louis, MO  63141
Fax:   314-275-8892
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8123
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
General dermatology

Board Certification
Dermatology -- Certified

Medical Education
B.A.: University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 1951
Medical Degree: University Of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , 1957
Residency: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, 1959
Resident and Fellow: Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, 1962
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
St. Louis VA Medical Center

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2003-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)
Distinguished Service Award, Washington University School of Medicine 1997
President, Association of Professors of Dermatology 1988-1990
President, Society of Investigative Dermatology, 1989

Journal Articles
Lee BA, Wanat KA, Eisen AZ. Cutaneous angiosarcoma of the knee: a case report and review of the literature. Cutis. 2009 Feb;83(2):91-4. Review.

Berk DR, Eisen AZ. Erythromelalgia of the ears: an unusual variant and response to therapy. J Drugs Dermatol. 2008 Mar;7(3):285-7.

Berk DR, Böer A, Bauschard FD, Hurt MA, Santa-Cruz DJ, Eisen AZ. Circumscribed acral hypokeratosis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2007 Aug;57(2):292-6. Epub 2007 Apr 6.

Karelina TV, Bannikov GA, Eisen AZ. Basement membrane zone remodeling during appendageal development in human fetal skin. The absence of type VII collagen is associated with gelatinase-A (MMP2) activity. J Invest Dermatol. 2000 Feb;114(2):371-5.

Karelina TV, Eisen AZ. Interstitial collagenase and the ED-B oncofetal domain of fibronectin are markers of angiogenesis in human skin tumors. Cancer Detect Prev. 1998;22(5):438-44. Erratum in: Cancer Detect Prev 1999;23(2):182.

Li L, Eisen AZ, Sturman E, Seltzer JL. Protein tyrosine phosphorylation in signalling pathways leading to the activation of gelatinase A: activation of gelatinase A by treatment with the protein tyrosine phosphatase inhibitor sodium orthovanadate. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1998 Oct 21;1405(1-3):110-20.

Li L, Akers K, Eisen AZ, Seltzer JL. Activation of gelatinase A (72-kDa type IV collagenase) induced by monensin in normal human fibroblasts. Exp Cell Res. 1997 May 1;232(2):322-30.

Lee AY, Akers KT, Collier M, Li L, Eisen AZ, Seltzer JL. Intracellular activation of gelatinase A (72-kDa type IV collagenase) by normal fibroblasts. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Apr 29;94(9):4424-9.

Xia T, Akers K, Eisen AZ, Seltzer JL. Comparison of cleavage site specificity of gelatinases A and B using collagenous peptides. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1996 Apr 16;1293(2):259-66.

Karelina TV, Goldberg GI, Eisen AZ. Matrix metalloproteinases in blood vessel development in human fetal skin and in cutaneous tumors. J Invest Dermatol. 1995 Sep;105(3):411-7.

Karelina TV, Goldberg GI, Eisen AZ. Matrilysin (PUMP) correlates with dermal invasion during appendageal development and cutaneous neoplasia. J Invest Dermatol. 1994 Oct;103(4):482-7.

Seltzer JL, Lee AY, Akers KT, Sudbeck B, Southon EA, Wayner EA, Eisen AZ. Activation of 72-kDa type IV collagenase/gelatinase by normal fibroblasts in collagen lattices is mediated by integrin receptors but is not related to lattice contraction. Exp Cell Res. 1994 Aug;213(2):365-74.

Karelina TV, Hruza GJ, Goldberg GI, Eisen AZ. Localization of 92-kDa type IV collagenase in human skin tumors: comparison with normal human fetal and adult skin. J Invest Dermatol. 1993 Feb;100(2):159-65.

Grant GA, Goldberg GI, Wilhelm SM, He C, Eisen AZ. Activation of extracellular matrix metalloproteases by proteases and organomercurials. Matrix Suppl. 1992;1:217-23. Review.

Ståhle-Bäckdahl M, Sudbeck BD, Eisen AZ, Welgus HG, Parks WC. Expression of 92-kDa type IV collagenase mRNA by eosinophils associated with basal cell carcinoma. J Invest Dermatol. 1992 Oct;99(4):497-503.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Arthur Eisen.

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