Clara N Curiel-Lewandrowski, MD
Dr. Curiel-Lewandrowski's role as a member of the UACC is to establish and foster research activities related to the skin cancer field across multiple disciplines. She is currently the Co-Director of the Skin Cancer Institute and Director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program. She has served as a lead dermatologist in seven clinical studies and as a PI in seven clinical trials through the PO1-Skin Cancer Chemoprevention Grant, the UA NCI/DCP/Cancer Chemoprevention Consortium Agreement, and sponsored studies. She has been instrumental in establishing research collaborations between the UACC and the College of Optical Sciences, Bioengineering, and the Department of Radiology to evaluate novel imaging modalities in the skin cancer arena.
To date, her research interests has focused in photobiology, early skin cancer detection, and primary prevention.
Swetter, S. M., H. Tsao, C. K. Bichakjian, C. Curiel-Lewandrowski, D. E. Elder, J. E. Gershenwald, V. Guild, J. M. Grant-Kels, A. C. Halpern, T. M. Johnson, et al., "Guidelines of care for the management of primary cutaneous melanoma.", J Am Acad Dermatol, vol. 80, issue 1, pp. 208-250, 2019 01. PMID: 30392755
Almutairi, A. R., N. S. Alkhatib, M. Oh, C. Curiel-Lewandrowski, H. M. Babiker, L. D. Cranmer, A. McBride, and I. Abraham, "Economic Evaluation of Talimogene Laherparepvec Plus Ipilimumab Combination Therapy vs Ipilimumab Monotherapy in Patients With Advanced Unresectable Melanoma.", JAMA Dermatol, vol. 155, issue 1, pp. 22-28, 2019 Jan 01. PMID: 30477000
Jeter, J. M., T. L. Bowles, C. Curiel-Lewandrowski, S. M. Swetter, F. V. Filipp, Z. A. Abdel-Malek, L. J. Geskin, J. D. Brewer, J. L. Arbiser, J. E. Gershenwald, et al., "Chemoprevention agents for melanoma: A path forward into phase 3 clinical trials.", Cancer, vol. 125, issue 1, pp. 18-44, 2019 Jan 01. PMID: 30281145
Abraham, I., and C. Curiel-Lewandrowski, "Staging Systems to Predict Metastatic Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Unsatisfactory for Clinical Use, but Some Less So?", JAMA Dermatol, vol. 154, issue 12, pp. 1391-1392, 2018 Dec 01. PMID: 30419110
Einspahr, J. G., C. Curiel-Lewandrowski, V. S. Calvert, S. P. Stratton, D. S. Alberts, J. Warneke, C. Hu, K. Saboda, E. L. Wagener, S. Dickinson, et al., "Protein activation mapping of human sun-protected epidermis after an acute dose of erythemic solar simulated light.", NPJ Precis Oncol, vol. 1, 2017. PMCID: PMC5695572 PMID: 29167824