David Bickers, MD

David Bickers, MD

Dermatology New York, NY

Carl Truman Nelson Professor of Dermatology, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center


Office Address

  • 161 Fort Washington Ave
    Herbert Irving Pavilion 12th Floor
    New York, NY 10032
    Phone: (212) 305-5565
    Fax: (212) 305-4571

David Bickers, MD

Dermatology New York, NY

Carl Truman Nelson Professor of Dermatology, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Dermatology: General Dermatology
  • Clinical Interests: Photocarcinogenesis, Photobiology and Photomedicine; Skin; Mice; Carcinogenesis; Targeted Skin Cancer Therapy

Education & Medical Training

  • Georgetown University
  • NYU School of MedicineNYU School of Medicine
  • Rockefeller University Hospital
  • University of Virginia School of MedicineUniversity of Virginia School of Medicine
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical License1977 - 2015
  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License1970 - 2016
  • American Board of DermatologyDermatology, 1974, Current

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top DoctorsCastle-Connolly Guide, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Honorary MemberSociety for Investigative Dermatology, 2011
  • Who's Who in the World2006-Present

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Downregulation of STRA6 expression in epidermal keratinocytes leads to hyperproliferation-associated differentiation in both in vitro and in vivo skin models  Skazik C, Amann PM, Heise R, Marquardt Y, Czaja K, Kim A, Ruhl R, Kurschat P, Merk HF, Bickers DR, Baron JM, J Invest Dermatol, 1/1/2014
  • Tazarotene: randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled, and open-label concurrent trials for basal cell carcinoma pr evention and therapy in patients with basal cell...  Tang JY, Chiou AS, Mackay-Wiggan JM, Aszterbaum M, Chanana AM, Lee W, Lindgren JA, Raphael MA, Thompson BJ, Bickers DR, Epstein EH Jr, Cancer Prev Res, 1/1/2014
  • Hair follicle disruption facilitates pathogenesis of UVB-induced cutaneous inflammation and basal cell carcinoma development in Ptch(+/-)mice  Xu J, Weng Z, Arumugam A, Tang X, Chaudhary SC, Li C, Christiano AM, Elmets CA, Bickers DR, Athar M, Am J Pathol, 1/1/2014

Books/Book Chapters

  • Therapy of Skin Diseases: A Worldwide Perspective on Therapeutic Approaches and Their Molecular Basis. Chapter: General Pharmacology. Page 21 - 27
    Bickers DR
    Editors: Krieg T, Bickers DR, Miyachi Y.Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany
    2010
  • Therapy of Skin Diseases: A Worldwide Perspective on Therapeutic Approaches and Their Molecular Basis.  
    Krieg T, Bickers DR, Miyachi Y
    Editors: .Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany
    2010
  • Therapy of Skin Diseases: A Worldwide Perspective on Therapeutic Approaches and Their Molecular Basis Chapter: General Pharmacology. Page 21 - 27
    Bickers DR
    Editors: Krieg T, Bickers DR, Miyachi Y.Springer-Verlag, Berlin
    2010

Abstracts/Posters

  • Chemical inhibition of nuclear factor kappa B (NfkappaB) prevents UVB-induced squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) in SKH-1 mice. Tang X, Kim AL, Kopelovich L, Bickers DR, Athar M, J Invest Dermatol, 1/1/2004
  • Phorbol-12 myristate 13-acetate (TPA) inhibits the induction of basal cell carcinomas in ptch1+/-Mice. Hebert J, Khaimskiy Y, Athar M, Kopelovich L, Bickers D, Epstein E, J Invest Dermatol, 1/1/2004
  • Tang X, Kim AL, Kopelovich L, Bickers DR, Athar M, J Invest Dermatol, 1/1/2004

Other

  • An approach to the patient with photosensitivity. Bickers DR, Mediguide Derm
    1/1/1987
  • Principles of dermatopharmacology. Bickers DR, Upjohn Publication
    1/1/1983
  • Skin: A major environmental interface. Bickers DR, Guide Prof Pharm
    1/1/1978

Grant Support

  • Mechanism-Based Abrogation Of Bcc PathogenesisNational Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences
    2012 - 2012
  • Columbia University Medical Center Skin Disease Research Center (CUMCSDRC)National Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    2011 - 2011
  • Biomedical Research Core Center On Skin Stem CellsNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    2009 - 2010
  • Columbia University Skin Disease Research CenterNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    2006 - 2010
  • Administrative InfrastructureNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    2006 - 2007
  • Molecular Pathogenesis Of Uvb-Induced Skin CancerNational Cancer Institute
    2004 - 2008
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma:Molecular Pathogenesis &PreventionNational Cancer Institute
    2002 - 2006
  • Skin Cancer ChemopreventionNational Cancer Institute
    1999 - 2002
  • Skin Cancer--Role Of UVB Induced Cell Cycle AlterationsNational Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences
    1998 - 2000
  • Skin Disease Research Core CenterNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    1997 - 2000
  • Genetic Mechanisms In Skin DiseasesNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    1997 - 2010
  • Skin Metabolism Of Drugs And CarcinogensNational Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences
    1995 - 1997
  • Skin Metabolism Of Drugs And CarcinogensNational Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences
    1994 - 1994
  • International Symposium On Environmental Skin CancerNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    1992 - 1992
  • Training In Investigative And Molecular DermatologyNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    1991 - 1992
  • Skin Diseases Research Center Of Northeast OhioNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    1988 - 1992
  • Porphyrin Photosensitivity Of Skin: Mechanistic StudiesNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    1986 - 1987
  • Skin Metabolism Of Drugs And CarcinogensNational Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences
    1985 - 1994
  • Porphyrin Photosensitivity Of Skin: Mechanistic StudiesNat Inst Of Arthritis, Diabetes, Digestive &Kidney Diseases
    1985 - 1985

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