Emma Guttman-Yassky, an investigative researcher at the Icahn School breakthrough dating Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center, is at the forefront of major medical advances in the understanding and treatment of eczema. The 40-year-old rising star has identified molecules that cause the skin disease and targeted drugs to treat it.
From the Daily News: Mt. Emma Guttman-Yassky, a star dermatologist at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center, is at the forefront of revolutionary treatments of severe eczema. For the last three years, Neal Patel thought he was going to lose his mind from itching — suffering through a skin condition that made for miserable days and sleepless nights The 25-year-old medical student has been tortured by severe eczema on and off since childhood. In the latest flare-up, which began during his second year at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, he stopped dating and going out with friends, embarrassed to be seen. Red scaly lesions erupted on his face, arms, hands, trunk and legs. His bed sheets were bloodied from picking at his skin for relief.