Wilson Liao, MD

Professor of Dermatology

Dr. Liao’s research group is engaged in identifying the genetic and environmental determinants of skin diseases, including psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and hidradenitis suppurativa. His group has contributed to the identification of more than 30 psoriasis genes through genome-wide association studies and functional mapping. Dr. Liao is a dermatologist and co-directs the UCSF Psoriasis and Skin Center, where numerous translational research studies are ongoing. Current projects include single cell analysis of inflammatory skin disease, genetic mapping of hidradenitis suppurativa, and use of digital health and machine learning to advance precision medicine approaches.