Research Funding

  • September 22, 2023 - August 31, 2028 - Sodium in the Skin and Atopic Dermatitis: The SIS-AD Study , Co-Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R01AR082831
  • October 1, 2023 - September 30, 2027 - Optimizing Keratinocyte Calcium Signaling Enhances Differentiation in Aged Epidermis , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: Department of Veterans Affairs, Sponsor Award ID: I01BX006094
  • September 22, 2022 - August 31, 2027 - The genomic landscape and evolution of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma , Co-Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R01CA265786
  • July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2027 - Precision Medicine Approaches to Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease of Older Veterans , Co-Investigator . Sponsor: Department of Veterans Affairs, Sponsor Award ID: I01CX002608


Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, A.B., 1974-76
Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, 1977-79, English, Biology
Medical College of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania PA, M.D., 1979-83
Hahneman Medical College of Pennsylvania, PA, Internship, 1983-84, Internal Medicine
NIH Medical Training Grant, Physiology Department, Univ. of Pennsylvania, PA, Research Fellowship, 1984-85
Univ. of California, Davis, CA, Residency, 1985-87, Dermatology
Univ. of California, Davis, CA, Chief Resident, 1987-88, Dermatology

Honors & Awards

  • 1987-88
    Medical Scholar Award, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1997
    VA Unsung Hero Award, San Francisco Veterans Hospital
  • 1998
    Teacher of the Year, Dept. of Dermatology, University of California San Francisco

Selected Publications

  1. Celli A, Pitchford M, Lu N, Mayes AE, Evans RL, Mauro TM. Restoring Endoplasmic Reticulum Calcium Stores in Aged Epidermis Improves the Epidermal Calcium Gradient and Enhances Filaggrin Expression. J Invest Dermatol. 2023 Nov 28.  View on PubMed
  2. Man MQ, Yang S, Mauro TM, Zhang G, Zhu T. Link between the skin and autism spectrum disorder. Front Psychiatry. 2023; 14:1265472.  View on PubMed
  3. Zhu T, Yang S, Mauro TM, Man MQ. Association of Epidermal Biophysical Properties with Obesity and its Implications. Skin Pharmacol Physiol. 2023 Aug 28.  View on PubMed
  4. Chattopadhyay A, Tully J, Shan J, Sheikh S, Ohliger M, Gordon JW, Mauro T, Abuabara K. Sodium in the skin: a summary of the physiology and a scoping review of disease associations. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2023 Jul 07; 48(7):733-743.  View on PubMed
  5. Yang S, Zhu T, Wakefield JS, Mauro TM, Elias PM, Man MQ. Link between obesity and atopic dermatitis: Does obesity predispose to atopic dermatitis, or vice versa? Exp Dermatol. 2023 07; 32(7):975-985.  View on PubMed
  6. Kim RW, An Y, Zukley L, Ferrucci L, Mauro T, Yaffe K, Resnick SM, Abuabara K. Skin Barrier Function and Cognition among Older Adults. J Invest Dermatol. 2023 06; 143(6):1085-1087.  View on PubMed
  7. Gonzalez JR, Celli A, Weckel A, Dhariwala MO, Merana GR, Ojewumi OT, Okoro J, Dwyer LR, Tran VM, Meyer JM, Mauro TM, Scharschmidt TC. FLG Deficiency in Mice Alters the Early-Life CD4+ T-Cell Response to Skin Commensal Bacteria. J Invest Dermatol. 2023 05; 143(5):790-800.e12.  View on PubMed
  8. Mauro T, Bikle D. Skin and bone crosstalk during aging. Nat Aging. 2022 10; 2(10):874-875.  View on PubMed
  9. Meyer JM, Vávrová K, Radner FPW, Schneider H, Dick A, Mauro TM, Elias PM. ALOX12B and PNPLA1 Have Distinct Roles in Epidermal Lipid Lamellar Organization. J Invest Dermatol. 2023 02; 143(2):332-335.e4.  View on PubMed
  10. Man MQ, Wakefield JS, Mauro TM, Elias PM. Alterations in epidermal function in type 2 diabetes: Implications for the management of this disease. J Diabetes. 2022 Sep; 14(9):586-595.  View on PubMed
  11. Wen S, Elias PM, Wakefield JS, Mauro TM, Man MQ. The link between cutaneous inflammation and cognitive impairment. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2022 Oct; 36(10):1705-1712.  View on PubMed
  12. Liu Y, Wang H, Taylor M, Cook C, Martínez-Berdeja A, North JP, Harirchian P, Hailer AA, Zhao Z, Ghadially R, Ricardo-Gonzalez RR, Grekin RC, Mauro TM, Kim E, Choi J, Purdom E, Cho RJ, Cheng JB. Classification of human chronic inflammatory skin disease based on single-cell immune profiling. Sci Immunol. 2022 04 15; 7(70):eabl9165.  View on PubMed
  13. Man MQ, Wakefield JS, Mauro TM, Elias PM. Regulatory Role of Nitric Oxide in Cutaneous Inflammation. Inflammation. 2022 Jun; 45(3):949-964.  View on PubMed
  14. Kolundzic N, Khurana P, Crumrine D, Celli A, Mauro TM, Ilic D. Epidermal Basement Membrane Substitutes for Bioengineering of Human Epidermal Equivalents. JID Innov. 2022 Mar; 2(2):100083.  View on PubMed
  15. Man MQ, Wakefield JS, Mauro TM, Elias PM. Role of nitric oxide in regulating epidermal permeability barrier function. Exp Dermatol. 2022 03; 31(3):290-298.  View on PubMed
  16. Mauro TM. Ode to Salt: Commentary on "Skin Sodium Accumulates in Psoriasis and Reflects Disease Severity". J Invest Dermatol. 2022 01; 142(1):16-17.  View on PubMed
  17. Celli A, Tu CL, Lee E, Bikle DD, Mauro TM. Decreased Calcium-Sensing Receptor Expression Controls Calcium Signaling and Cell-To-Cell Adhesion Defects in Aged Skin. J Invest Dermatol. 2021 11; 141(11):2577-2586.  View on PubMed
  18. Meyer JM, Crumrine D, Schneider H, Dick A, Schmuth M, Gruber R, Radner FPW, Grond S, Wakefield JS, Mauro TM, Elias PM. Unbound Corneocyte Lipid Envelopes in 12R-Lipoxygenase Deficiency Support a Specific Role in Lipid-Protein Cross-Linking. Am J Pathol. 2021 05; 191(5):921-929.  View on PubMed
  19. Meyer JM, Lee E, Celli A, Park K, Cho R, Lambert W, Pitchford M, Gordon M, Tsai K, Cleaver J, Arron ST, Mauro TM. CERKL is upregulated in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma and maintains cellular sphingolipids and resistance to oxidative stress. Br J Dermatol. 2021 07; 185(1):147-152.  View on PubMed
  20. Meyer JM, Lee E, Celli A, Park K, Cho R, Lambert W, Pitchford M, Gordon M, Tsai K, Cleaver J, Arron ST, Mauro TM. CERKL is Upregulated in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Maintains Cellular Sphingolipids and Resistance to Oxidative Stress. Br J Dermatol. 2020 Dec 03.  View on PubMed

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