Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD

Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD

Position: Sol and Clara Kest Professor of Dermatology and Immunology, Icahn School of Medicine

Dr. Guttman-Yassky is the vice chair for research and the incoming system chair of the Kimberly and Eric J. Waldman Department of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. She is a dermatologist and physician scientist who studies molecular and cellular pathomechanisms of inflammatory skin diseases, including eczema/atopic dermatitis (AD) and alopecia areata. She also is the Director of the Center for Excellence in Eczema, and Director of the Laboratory of Inflammatory Skin Diseases at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Dr. Guttman-Yassky has two board certifications in dermatology, after completing dermatology training in both Israel and the U.S. In 2014, Dr. Guttman-Yassky co-founded the International Eczema Council, an organization that includes more than 100 of the world’s leaders in eczema, and currently serves as its president. She is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the American Dermatological Society and is a board member of the American Skin Associations as well as the National Eczema Association (NEA) and the National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF). Dr. Guttman-Yassky has received many national and international awards for scientific innovation. Dr. Guttman-Yassky has co-authored more than 210 articles in high impact journals, including New England Journal of Medicine, Nature Immunology, Journal of  Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Journal of the American Academy of DermatologyJournal of Investigative Dermatology, JAMA Dermatology, and others.