Mary Williams

TitleClinical Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
Address1701 Divisadero
San Francisco CA 94115
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    University of California, San FranciscoResidency School of Medicine

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    Stratum Corneum Acidification in the Neonate
    NIH/NICHD R01HD029706May 15, 1994 - Apr 30, 2010
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    NIH/NIAMS R01AR029908Jul 1, 1981 - Dec 31, 1994
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Elias PM, Williams ML. Comment on: The Vitamin D?Folate Hypothesis as an Evolutionary Model for Skin Pigmentation: An Update and Integration of Current Ideas, Nutrients 2018, 10, 554. Nutrients. 2018 Nov 14; 10(11). PMID: 30441753.
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    2. Elias PM, Williams ML, Bikle DD. The vitamin D hypothesis: Dead or alive?: Response to Dr. William Grant's "The UVB-vitamin D3-pigment hypothesis is alive and well-AJPA-2016-00237". Am J Phys Anthropol. 2016 Dec; 161(4):756-757. PMID: 27634223.
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    3. Elias PM, Williams ML. Basis for the gain and subsequent dilution of epidermal pigmentation during human evolution: The barrier and metabolic conservation hypotheses revisited. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2016 10; 161(2):189-207. PMID: 27324932.
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    4. Boyden LM, Kam CY, Hernández-Martín A, Zhou J, Craiglow BG, Sidbury R, Mathes EF, Maguiness SM, Crumrine DA, Williams ML, Hu R, Lifton RP, Elias PM, Green KJ, Choate KA. Dominant de novo DSP mutations cause erythrokeratodermia-cardiomyopathy syndrome. Hum Mol Genet. 2016 Jan 15; 25(2):348-57. PMID: 26604139.
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    5. Chan A, Godoy-Gijon E, Nuno-Gonzalez A, Crumrine D, Hupe M, Choi EH, Gruber R, Williams ML, Choate K, Fleckman PH, Elias PM. Cellular basis of secondary infections and impaired desquamation in certain inherited ichthyoses. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Mar; 151(3):285-92. PMID: 25565224; PMCID: PMC4498571.
    6. Siegel DH, Choate KA, Drolet BA, Frieden IJ, Rittenberg S, Teng JM, Tom WL, Williams ML, Eichenfield LF, Paller AS. Proceedings of the Inaugural Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA) conference. J Invest Dermatol. 2014 Nov; 134(11):2671-2674. PMID: 25318428; PMCID: PMC4350365.
    7. Elias PM, Williams ML, Choi EH, Feingold KR. Role of cholesterol sulfate in epidermal structure and function: lessons from X-linked ichthyosis. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014 Mar; 1841(3):353-61. PMID: 24291327; PMCID: PMC3966299.
    8. Elias PM, Gruber R, Crumrine D, Menon G, Williams ML, Wakefield JS, Holleran WM, Uchida Y. Formation and functions of the corneocyte lipid envelope (CLE). Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014 Mar; 1841(3):314-8. PMID: 24076475; PMCID: PMC3943821.
    9. Elias PM, Williams ML. Re-appraisal of current theories for the development and loss of epidermal pigmentation in hominins and modern humans. J Hum Evol. 2013 Jun; 64(6):687-92. PMID: 23478159; PMCID: PMC3654079.
    10. Elias PM, Williams ML. Comment on 'does a history of eczema predict a future Basal cell carcinoma?'. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Jun; 133(6):1676-7. PMID: 23340733.
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    11. Elias PM, Williams ML, Feingold KR. Abnormal barrier function in the pathogenesis of ichthyosis: therapeutic implications for lipid metabolic disorders. Clin Dermatol. 2012 May-Jun; 30(3):311-22. PMID: 22507046; PMCID: PMC3607361.
    12. Elias PM, Crumrine D, Paller A, Rodriguez-Martin M, Williams ML. Pathogenesis of the cutaneous phenotype in inherited disorders of cholesterol metabolism: Therapeutic implications for topical treatment of these disorders. Dermatoendocrinol. 2011 Apr; 3(2):100-6. PMID: 21695019; PMCID: PMC3117009.
    13. Elias PM, Williams ML, Crumrine D, Schmuth M. Focuses solely on generalized, inherited (Mendelian) disorders of cornification (DOC or MeDOC). Introduction. Curr Probl Dermatol. 2010; 39:1-29. PMID: 20838036.
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    14. Elias PM, Williams ML, Crumrine D, Schmuth M. Inherited disorders of accelerated desquamation. Curr Probl Dermatol. 2010; 39:89-97. PMID: 20838038.
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    15. Elias PM, Williams ML, Crumrine D, Schmuth M. Inherited disorders of corneocyte proteins. Curr Probl Dermatol. 2010; 39:98-131. PMID: 20838039.
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    16. Elias PM, Williams ML, Crumrine D, Schmuth M. Inherited clinical disorders of lipid metabolism. Curr Probl Dermatol. 2010; 39:30-88. PMID: 20838037.
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    17. Choate KA, Lu Y, Zhou J, Choi M, Elias PM, Farhi A, Nelson-Williams C, Crumrine D, Williams ML, Nopper AJ, Bree A, Milstone LM, Lifton RP. Mitotic recombination in patients with ichthyosis causes reversion of dominant mutations in KRT10. Science. 2010 Oct 01; 330(6000):94-7. PMID: 20798280; PMCID: PMC3085938.
    18. Rizzo WB, S'Aulis D, Jennings MA, Crumrine DA, Williams ML, Elias PM. Ichthyosis in Sjögren-Larsson syndrome reflects defective barrier function due to abnormal lamellar body structure and secretion. Arch Dermatol Res. 2010 Aug; 302(6):443-51. PMID: 20049467; PMCID: PMC2892059.
    19. Liu T, McCalmont TH, Frieden IJ, Williams ML, Connolly MK, Gilliam AE. The stiff skin syndrome: case series, differential diagnosis of the stiff skin phenotype, and review of the literature. Arch Dermatol. 2008 Oct; 144(10):1351-9. PMID: 18936399.
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    20. Elias PM, Hatano Y, Williams ML. Basis for the barrier abnormality in atopic dermatitis: outside-inside-outside pathogenic mechanisms. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Jun; 121(6):1337-43. PMID: 18329087; PMCID: PMC2706021.
    21. Elias PM, Williams ML, Holleran WM, Jiang YJ, Schmuth M. Pathogenesis of permeability barrier abnormalities in the ichthyoses: inherited disorders of lipid metabolism. J Lipid Res. 2008 Apr; 49(4):697-714. PMID: 18245815; PMCID: PMC2844331.
    22. Chamlin SL, Lai JS, Cella D, Frieden IJ, Williams ML, Mancini AJ, Chren MM. Childhood Atopic Dermatitis Impact Scale: reliability, discriminative and concurrent validity, and responsiveness. Arch Dermatol. 2007 Jun; 143(6):768-72. PMID: 17576944.
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    23. Schmuth M, Gruber R, Elias PM, Williams ML. Ichthyosis update: towards a function-driven model of pathogenesis of the disorders of cornification and the role of corneocyte proteins in these disorders. Adv Dermatol. 2007; 23:231-56. PMID: 18159904; PMCID: PMC2603607.
    24. Demerjian M, Crumrine DA, Milstone LM, Williams ML, Elias PM. Barrier dysfunction and pathogenesis of neutral lipid storage disease with ichthyosis (Chanarin-Dorfman syndrome). J Invest Dermatol. 2006 Sep; 126(9):2032-8. PMID: 16741516.
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    25. Hachem JP, Wagberg F, Schmuth M, Crumrine D, Lissens W, Jayakumar A, Houben E, Mauro TM, Leonardsson G, Brattsand M, Egelrud T, Roseeuw D, Clayman GL, Feingold KR, Williams ML, Elias PM. Serine protease activity and residual LEKTI expression determine phenotype in Netherton syndrome. J Invest Dermatol. 2006 Jul; 126(7):1609-21. PMID: 16601670.
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    26. Chamlin SL, Cella D, Frieden IJ, Williams ML, Mancini AJ, Lai JS, Chren MM. Development of the Childhood Atopic Dermatitis Impact Scale: initial validation of a quality-of-life measure for young children with atopic dermatitis and their families. J Invest Dermatol. 2005 Dec; 125(6):1106-11. PMID: 16354179.
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    27. Chamlin SL, Mattson CL, Frieden IJ, Williams ML, Mancini AJ, Cella D, Chren MM. The price of pruritus: sleep disturbance and cosleeping in atopic dermatitis. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Aug; 159(8):745-50. PMID: 16061782.
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    28. Chamlin SL, Frieden IJ, Williams ML, Chren MM. Effects of atopic dermatitis on young American children and their families. Pediatrics. 2004 Sep; 114(3):607-11. PMID: 15342828.
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    29. Moskowitz DG, Fowler AJ, Heyman MB, Cohen SP, Crumrine D, Elias PM, Williams ML. Pathophysiologic basis for growth failure in children with ichthyosis: an evaluation of cutaneous ultrastructure, epidermal permeability barrier function, and energy expenditure. J Pediatr. 2004 Jul; 145(1):82-92. PMID: 15238912.
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    30. Fowler AJ, Moskowitz DG, Wong A, Cohen SP, Williams ML, Heyman MB. Nutritional status and gastrointestinal structure and function in children with ichthyosis and growth failure. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2004 Feb; 38(2):164-9. PMID: 14734878.
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    31. Elias PM, Crumrine D, Rassner U, Hachem JP, Menon GK, Man W, Choy MH, Leypoldt L, Feingold KR, Williams ML. Basis for abnormal desquamation and permeability barrier dysfunction in RXLI. J Invest Dermatol. 2004 Feb; 122(2):314-9. PMID: 15009711.
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    32. Sugarman JL, Fluhr JW, Fowler AJ, Bruckner T, Diepgen TL, Williams ML. The objective severity assessment of atopic dermatitis score: an objective measure using permeability barrier function and stratum corneum hydration with computer-assisted estimates for extent of disease. Arch Dermatol. 2003 Nov; 139(11):1417-22. PMID: 14623701.
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    33. Williams ML, Elias PM. Enlightened therapy of the disorders of cornification. Clin Dermatol. 2003 Jul-Aug; 21(4):269-73. PMID: 14572696.
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    34. Bastian BC, Xiong J, Frieden IJ, Williams ML, Chou P, Busam K, Pinkel D, LeBoit PE. Genetic changes in neoplasms arising in congenital melanocytic nevi: differences between nodular proliferations and melanomas. Am J Pathol. 2002 Oct; 161(4):1163-9. PMID: 12368190; PMCID: PMC1867277.
    35. Urbatsch AJ, Frieden I, Williams ML, Elewski BE, Mancini AJ, Paller AS. Extrafacial and generalized granulomatous periorificial dermatitis. Arch Dermatol. 2002 Oct; 138(10):1354-8. PMID: 12374542.
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    36. Chamlin SL, Kao J, Frieden IJ, Sheu MY, Fowler AJ, Fluhr JW, Williams ML, Elias PM. Ceramide-dominant barrier repair lipids alleviate childhood atopic dermatitis: changes in barrier function provide a sensitive indicator of disease activity. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2002 Aug; 47(2):198-208. PMID: 12140465.
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    37. Chamlin SL, Cowper SE, Longley BJ, Williams ML. Generalized bullae in an infant. Arch Dermatol. 2002 Jun; 138(6):831-6. PMID: 12056971.
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    38. Gilliam A, Williams ML. Fatal septicemia in an infant with keratitis, ichthyosis, and deafness (KID) syndrome. Pediatr Dermatol. 2002 May-Jun; 19(3):232-6. PMID: 12047643.
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    39. Kömüves LG, Schmuth M, Fowler AJ, Elias PM, Hanley K, Man MQ, Moser AH, Lobaccaro JM, Williams ML, Mangelsdorf DJ, Feingold KR. Oxysterol stimulation of epidermal differentiation is mediated by liver X receptor-beta in murine epidermis. J Invest Dermatol. 2002 Jan; 118(1):25-34. PMID: 11851872.
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