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Internal Medicine / Dermatology

Lynn Anne Cornelius, MD

Current Position
Winfred A. and Emma R. Showman Professor in Dermatology, Medicine
Chief, Division of Dermatology

Specialty Areas
Skin Cancer

Read More Features and Interviews with Dr. Cornelius:

Read about Dr. Cornelius' role as the co-director of the new Center for the Study of Itch.

View Dr. Cornelius' interview on the risk of skin cancer in relation to tanning beds.

Read about Dr Cornelius in her Featured Physician

View Dr. Cornelius' interview on the new sunscreen label rules.

Dr. Cornelius answers questions about sunless tanning lotion

Patients Seen At
969 Mason Road
General Dermatology, Suite 220
Creve Coeur, MO  63141
(314) 996-8010
Fax:   (314) 275-8892
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Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, B, 5
St. Louis, MO  63110
(314) 362-2643
Fax:   (314) 747-8693
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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, melanoma, mole mapping, skin cancer

Board Certification
Dermatology -- Certified

Medical Education
B.S.: University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, 1977
Medical Degree: University Of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 1984
Residency: Dermatology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1989
Fellowship: Immunodermatology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1992
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 1996-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)
Listed in America's Top Doctors, 2002 - 2010 (Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.)
K-08 NIAMS Clinical Investigator Award, 1995-2000

Editorial Responsibilities

Journal of American Academy of Dermatology
Journal of Investigative Dermatology
American Journal of Pathology
Microvascular Research
Journal of Orthopedic Research

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Carreno BM, Becker-Hapak M, Huang A, Chan M, Alyasiry A, Lie WR, Aft RL, Cornelius LA, Trinkaus KM, Linette GP. IL-12p70-producing patient DC vaccine elicits Tc1-polarized immunity. J Clin Invest. 2013 Aug 1;123(8):3383-94.

Balaraman B, Biesbroeck LK, Lickerman SH, Cornelius LA, Jeffe DB. Practices of unregulated tanning facilities in Missouri: implications for statewide legislation. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar;131(3):415-22.

Huang V, Hepper D, Anadkat M, Cornelius L. Cutaneous toxic effects associated with vemurafenib and inhibition of the BRAF pathway. Arch Dermatol. 2012 May.

de Guzman Strong C, Cornelius LA. Preparing the next generation in academic medicine: recruiting and retaining the best. J Invest Dermatol. 2012 Mar.

Chiang HC, Huang V, Cornelius LA. Cancer and itch. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2011 Jun.

Favazza CP, Cornelius LA, Wang LV. In vivo functional photoacoustic microscopy of cutaneous microvasculature in human skin. J Biomed Opt. 2011 Feb.

Favazza CP, Jassim O, Cornelius LA, Wang LV. In vivo photoacoustic microscopy of human cutaneous microvasculature and a nevus. J Biomed Opt. 2011 Jan-Feb.

Gupta M, Berk DR, Gray C, Cornelius LA, Bayliss SJ. Morphologic features and natural history of scalp nevi in children. Arch Dermatol. 2010 May.

Council ML, Gardner JM, Helms C, Liu Y, Cornelius LA, Bowcock AM. Contribution of genetic factors for melanoma susceptibility in sporadic US melanoma patients. Exp Dermatol. 2009 May.

Zheng H, Gao L, Feng Y, Yuan L, Zhao H, Cornelius LA. Down-regulation of Rap1GAP via promoter hypermethylation promotes melanoma cell proliferation, survival, and migration. Cancer Res. 2009 Jan 15.

Nunley KS, Cornelius L. Current management of onychomycosis. J Hand Surg Am. 2008 Sep.

Gao L, Feng Y, Bowers R, Becker-Hapak M, Gardner J, Council L, Linette G, Zhao H, Cornelius LA. Ras-associated protein-1 regulates extracellular signal-regulated kinase activation and migration in melanoma cells: two processes important to melanoma tumorigenesis and metastasis. Cancer Res. 2006 Aug 15.

Rothschild YH. Cornelius L.A. Inflammatory skin diseases of the head and neck. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2003 May

Hurst, E., Cornelius, LA. Ocular melanoma: a review and the relationship to cutaneous melanoma.  Arch Dermatol 2003 Aug.

Lowe, JB, Hurst, E., Moley, JF,Cornelius LA. Sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with thin melanoma: Arch Dermatol 2003 May.

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

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