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Daniel J. Aires, MD, JD

Associate Professor

• Stiefel Professor
• Division Director


Harvard College: Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Harvard Law School: Juris Doctor
Yale University School of Medicine: Doctor of Medicine


Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA: Medicine internship
University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX: Dermatology residency
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA: Research fellowship

Areas of Interest

Skin cancer • CTCL • Psoriasis • Aging

Current Research Activities

Aging: Impact on aging of dietary restriction and plant polyphenols; Transcriptional profiling of aging in photo-protected skin
Cancer: Hyaluronan-encased cancer chemotherapy
Psoriasis: Transcriptional profiling of psoriatic involved and uninvolved skin; Impact of optimism on psoriasis

Dermatology Research/Papers

More than 20 articles dealing with a wide variety of skin diseases


John Harvard Scholar • Harvard College Scholar • BA magna cum laude

National Organizations

American Academy of Dermatology (Advisory Board Member)
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
Society of Investigative Dermatology
Kansas Dermatology Society (President 2008-10)
Kansas City Dermatology Society
Member (inactive), California Bar

Last modified: Sep 28, 2018

Daniel J. Aires, M.D., J.D.


Daniel J. Aires, MD, JD
Associate Professor