Liang Ma, PhD

Liang Ma, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Role of homeodomain transcription factors in epithelial differentiation. Specifically, we are studying how Msx genes control hair follicle differentiation and how Hox genes control uterine cytodifferentiation.


  • 1995: PhD, biochemistry and molecular biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles


  • 1997 - 2000: Postdoctoral fellow, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston

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