Rachel M. Ellis

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However, unlike family practice, in which men were more likely to venture into rural practice, and underrepresented minorities more likely than others to care for underserved populations, neither gender nor ethnicity predicted practice locations in dermatology. Our study is limited by recall bias common to surveys, lack of verification of respondents’(More)
Proinsulin in nearly homogeneous form has been isolated from a preparation of porcine insulin. A molecular weight close to 9100 was calculated from the amino acid composition and from sedimentation-equilibrium studies. Through the action of trypsin this single-chain protein is transformed to desalanine insulin by cleavage of a polypeptide chain connecting(More)
Monoclonal antibodies against the immune checkpoint programmed cell death receptor 1 (PD-1) improve the hosts' antitumor immune response and have showed tremendous promise in the treatment of advanced solid tumors and hematologic malignancies. Reports of serious autoimmune dermatologic toxicities from immune checkpoint blockade therapy, however, are(More)
BACKGROUND Indeterminate dendritic cell tumor is an extremely rare neoplastic proliferation of dendritic cells that share immunophenotypic features of Langerhans cells and macrophages but lack Birbeck granules and Langerin expression. METHODS We report a 55-year-old female presenting with a leonine facies and generalized multiple confluent papules,(More)
This study sought to identify barriers to treatment in children with chronic inflammatory skin disease, particularly those with atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, and acne vulgaris. Caregivers of 101 patients seen in the Children's Specialty Group Division of Dermatology, Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, Norfolk, Virginia, completed an 11-item Likert(More)