The Vanderbilt Dermatology Translational Research Clinic (VDTRC)

We are a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and engineers whose mission is to seamlessly integrate patient care, clinical investigation, and fundamental technology research with application in dermatology, oncology, hematology, and other specialties.


Ed  Cowen, M.D., M.H.Sc.

Ed Cowen, M.D., M.H.Sc.

Chief of NIH Dermatology

Senior Clinician and Head, Dermatology Consultation Service

Benoit  Dawant, Ph.D., M.S.

Benoit Dawant, Ph.D., M.S.

Director, Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering (VISE)
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences

Dan  Fabbri, Ph.D.

Dan Fabbri, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Madan  Jagasia, M.B.B.S., M.S.

Madan Jagasia, M.B.B.S., M.S.

Chief Medical Officer, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Executive Medical Director, Cancer PCC
Co-Leader, Translational Research and Interventional Oncology Research Program
Professor of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology)
George and Beverly Rawlings Directorship
Anita  Mahadevan-Jansen

Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Ph.D.

Director, Vanderbilt Biophotonics Center

Arved Vain

Arved Vain, Ph.D.

inventor of the Myoton and VUMC visiting professor from the University of Tartu