Joshua Arbesman, MD
Assistant Professor, Dermatologyjoshua.arbesman@UHhospitals.org 216.368.6085 (o)
Member, Molecular Oncology Program
My research centers on the study of melanoma, specifically understanding the genetics of high risk melanoma families and the design of adjuvant therapies for melanoma management. My current work is involved in next-generation sequencing of high-risk melanoma families to determine novel melanoma susceptibility genes and the characterization of the overall genetics of familial melanoma. Additionally, I examine the repurposing of relatively safe, often previously clinically available, medications, to be used in the adjuvant therapy setting for melanoma patients. Preclinical work on this area is performed in a laboratory setting as preparation for future clinical trials.