Erin Boh MD PhD received her PhD in Biochemistry from Tulane University Medical School in 1980, and her MD in 1985 from Tulane. After completion of her residency in Dermatology at UT Southwestern Medical School, she started on faculty at Tulane University Health Sciences Center and has been on faculty since 1990. She currently is Professor of Dermatology and is chairman of the Department of Dermatology. Dr Boh has authored numerous peer reviewed articles, chapters in text books. She has served on numerous committees for the AAD, WDS. She is past president of the Louisiana Dermatology Society. She is currently on the Medical Board for National Psoriasis Foundation and is Board of Directors elect for the AAD.


This is a review of the developments in Biochenmistry and Immunology that have led to a clearer understanding of the pathogenesis of psoriasis and the mechanism of actions of pivotal biologics which are used to treat this chronic immune mediated disease.