David J. Margolis, MD, Ph.D

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Professor of Dermatology
Department: Dermatology
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
901 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Department of Dermatology and Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215-662-2590
Lab: 215 898 4938
Wesleyan University, 1981.
University of Chicago-Pritzker, 1985.
M.S.C.E. (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1998.
Ph.D. (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2000.
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Description of Research Expertise

epidemiology, clinical trials, pharmacoepidemiology, wound repair, chronic wounds

Selected Publications

Margolis DJ, Gupta J, Hoffstad O, Papdopoulos M, Glick HA, Thom SR, Mitra N: Lack of Effectiveness of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer and the Prevention of Amputation: A cohort study. Diabetes Care 36(7): 1961-1966, Jul 2013.

Sargen MR, Hoffstad O, Margolis DJ.: Warm, Humid, and High Sun Exposure Climates are Associated with Poorly Controlled Eczema: PEER (Pediatric Eczema Elective Registry) Cohort, 2004-2012. J Invest Dermatol June 17 2013 Notes: epub ahead of print.

Dinardo CD, Propert KJ, Loren AW, Paletta E, Sun Z, Levine RL, Straley KS, Yes K, Patel JP, Agresta S, Abedel-Wahab O; Perl AE, Litzow MR, Rowe JM, Lazarus HM, Fernandez HF, Margolis DJ, Tallman MS, Luger SM, Caroll M: Serum 2-hydroxyglutarate levels predict isocitrate dehydrogenase mutations and clinical outcome in acute myeloid leukemia. Blood 121(24): 4917-4924, Jun 2013.

Margolis DJ, Apter AJ, Mitra N, Gupta J, Hoffstad O, Papadopoulos M, Rebbeck TR, MacCallum S, Campbell LE, Sandilands A, McLean WH: Reliability and validity of genotyping filaggrin null mutations. J Dermatol Sci 70(1): 67-68, Apr 2013.

Kim SC, Newcomb C, Margolis D, Roy J, Hennessy S: Severe cutaneous reactions requiring hospitalization in allopurinol initiators: A population-based cohort study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65(4): 578-584, Apr 2013.

Garrett JP, Apter AJ, Hoffstad O, Spergel JM, Margolis DJ.: Asthma and frequency of wheeze: Risk factors for the persistence of atopic dermatitis in children. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 110(3): 146-149, Mar 2013.

Sargen MR, Hoffstad O, Margolis DJ: Geographic variation in Medicare spending and mortality for diabetic foot ulcers and amputations. J Diabetes Complications 27(2): 128-133, Mar-Apr 2013.

Stojadinovic O, Landon JN, Gordon KA, Pastar I, Escandon J, Vivas A, Maderal AD, Margolis DJ, Kirsner RS, Tomic-Canic M: Quality Assessment of Tissue Specimens for Studies of Diabetic Foot Ulcers. Exp Dermatol 22(3): 216-218, Mar 2013.

Margolis DJ, Gupta J, Thom SR, Townsend RR, Kanetsky PA, Hoffstad O, Papdopoulos M, Fischer M, Schelling JR, Mitra N.: Diabetes, lower extremity amputation, loss of protective sensation, and NOS1AP in the CRIC study. Wound Repair Regen 21(1): 17-24, Jan-Feb 2013.

Margolis DJ, Kim B, Apter AJ, Gupta J, Hoffstad O, Papadopoulos M, Mitra M: Thymic stromal lymphopoietin variation, filaggrin loss-of-function, and the persistence of atopic dermatitis. JAMA Dermatology on line, 2013.

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Last updated: 11/04/2013
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