Dr. Tzu’s Publications


Ng J, Nardine T, Harms M, Tzu J, Goldstein A, Sun Y, Dietzl G, Dickson BJ, Luo L.   Rac GTPases control axon growth, guidance and branching.  Nature. 2002 Mar 28;416(6879):442-7.


Hakeda-Suzuki S, Ng J, Tzu J, Dietzl G, Sun Y, Harms M, Nardine T, Luo L, Dickson BJ. Rac function and regulation during Drosophila development.  Nature. 2002 Mar 28; 416(6879):438-42.


Li J, Tzu J, Chen Y,  Zhang YP, Nguyen NT, Gao J, Bradley M, Keene DR, Oro AE, Miner JH, Marinkovich MP. Laminin 10 is crucial for hair morphogenesis.  EMBO J. 2003 May 15; 22 (10): 2400-10.


Mamelak AJ, Kowalski J, Murphy K, Yadava N, Zahurak M, Kouba DJ, Howell BG, Tzu J, Cummins DL, Liegeois NJ, Berg K, Sauder DN.  Downregulation of NDUFA1 and other oxidative phosphorylation related genes is a consistent feature of basal cell carcinoma.  Exp Dermatology.  2005 May; 14: 336-348.


Tzu J, Li J, and Marinkovich MP.  Basement membrane and extracellular matrix molecules in the skin.  In: Extracellular Matrix in Development and Disease (Advances in Developmental Biology, Volume 15).  Miner, JH, ed.  Elsevier December 2005.


Tzu J, Mamelak A, Sauder DN.  Advances in immunobiologic therapies for the treatment of psoriasis.  Clinical Applied Immunology Reviews.  2006; 6: 99-130.


Cummins DL, Mimouni D, Tzu J, Owens N, Anhalt GJ, Meyerle JH. Lichenoid paraneoplastic pemphigus in the absence of detectable antibodies.  J Am Acad Dermatol. 2007; 56(1):153-9.


Tzu J, Kim N, Kirsner R. Why rituximab works. J Invest Dermatol. 2008 Dec; 128 (12):2744.


Tzu J, Krulig E, Cardenas V, Kerdel F. Biologic agents in the treatment of psoriasis.  G Ital Dermatol Venereol. 2008 Oct;143(5):315-27.



Tzu J, Krulig E, Cárdenas V, Kerdel F. Use of biologics in the treatment of psoriasis.  Rev Chilena Dermatol.  2008; 24(4):286-297


Tzu J, Kerdel F.From conventional to cutting edge: the new era of biologics in treatment of psoriasis.  Dermatol Ther. 2008 Mar-Apr;21(2):131-41.



Tzu J, Marinkovich MP. Bridging structure with function: structural, regulatory, and developmental role of laminins.  Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2008; 40(2):199-214.


Vega J, Tzu J, Kirsner R. Re-examining Cutaneous Immunity.  J Invest Dermatol. 2009 Dec; 129 (12): 2740.



Braun RP, Rabinovitz H, Tzu J, Marghoob AA.  Dermoscopy research–an update.  Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2009 Sep;28(3):165-71


Tzu J, Romagosa Y, Kirsner R. Who will develop pemphigus foliaceus?  J Invest Dermatol. 2009 Jan;129(1):6


Price CJ, Tzu J, Kirsner RS. Unraveling the role of desmosomal proteins.  J Invest Dermatol. 2010 Apr, 130(4):916


Camacho I, Tzu J, Kirsner RS. Regulation of vitamin D production is independent of skin color.  J Invest Dermatol. 2010 Feb;130(2):330.


Camacho I, Tzu J, Kirsner R. The skin as an endocrine target.  J Invest Dermatol. 2010 Jan; 130(1): 6.


Lehrhoff S, Tzu J, Patel R, Sanchez M, Franks AG Jr. Lupus erythematosus tumidus with discoid lupus erythematosus-induced alopecia of the scalp.  Dermatol Online J. 2011 Oct 15;17(10):24-5.


Leger M, Quintana A, Tzu J, Yee H, Kamino H, Sanchez M.  Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome.  Dermatol Online J. 2011 Oct 15;17(10):23-4.


Berger E, Hunt R, Tzu J, Patel R, Sanchez M.  Squamous-cell carcinoma in situ in a patient with oculocutaneous albinism.  Dermatol Online J. 2011 Oct 15;17(10):22.


Warycha MA, Leger M, Tzu J, Kamino H, Stein J.  Deep dermatophytosis caused by Trichophyton rubrum.  Dermatol Online J. 2011 Oct 15;17(10):21


Tran K, Hartman R, Tzu J, Meehan S, Sanders SE, Pomeranz MK, Sanchez M.  Photolichenoid plaques with associated vitiliginous pigmentary changes.  Dermatol Online J. 2011 Oct 15;17(10):13.


Newlove T, Tzu J, Meehan S.  Papillary dermal elastosis.  Dermatol Online J. 2011 Oct 15;17(10):12.

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