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Edit Olasz MD, PhD

Edit Olasz MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Dermatology
Program: Outpatient


Research Experience

  • Transplantation Immunology
  • immunology
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Skin Neoplasms
  • dermatologic surgery
  • bullous diseases
  • aesthetic dermatology
  • high risk non-melanoma skin cancer
  • Leadership Positions

  • President, Wisconsin Dermatological Society 2016-2017
  • Section Chief, Dermatology, Milwaukee VA Clinical Center
  • Publications

  • The microRNA landscape of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. (Konicke K, López-Luna A, Muñoz-Carrillo JL, Servín-González LS, Flores-de la Torre A, Olasz E, Lazarova Z) Drug Discov Today 2018 04;23(4):864-870 PMID: 29317340 01/11/2018       3 Citations
  • Microneedling in Dermatology: A Review. (Konicke K, Knabel M, Olasz E) Plast Surg Nurs 2017 Jul/Sep;37(3):112-115 PMID: 28858169 09/01/2017       1 Citations
  • Chemical Tattoo Treatment Leading to Systemic Cobalt Hypersensitivity. (Zajdel NJ, Smith WA, Taintor AR, Jacob SE, Olasz EB) Skinmed 2017;15(3):221-222 PMID: 28705288 07/15/2017    
  • Keratinocyte Cancer Therapies Enter the Era of Targeted and Immunotherapy: Join the Club. (Olasz EB, Babakoohi S, Lazarova Z) JAMA Dermatol 2017 04 01;153(4):253-255 PMID: 28259106 03/05/2017    
  • A Rare Case of Vancomycin-Induced Linear Immunoglobulin A Bullous Dermatosis. (Jha P, Swanson K, Stromich J, Michalski BM, Olasz E) Case Rep Dermatol Med 2017;2017:7318305 PMID: 28168063 PMCID: PMC5259662 02/09/2017    
  • Incidence of and Risk Factors for Skin Cancer in Organ Transplant Recipients in the United States. (Garrett GL, Blanc PD, Boscardin J, Lloyd AA, Ahmed RL, Anthony T, Bibee K, Breithaupt A, Cannon J, Chen A, Cheng JY, Chiesa-Fuxench Z, Colegio OR, Curiel-Lewandrowski C, Del Guzzo CA, Disse M, Dowd M, Eilers R Jr, Ortiz AE, Morris C, Golden SK, Graves MS, Griffin JR, Hopkins RS, Huang CC, Bae GH, Jambusaria A, Jennings TA, Jiang SI, Karia PS, Khetarpal S, Kim C, Klintmalm G, Konicke K, Koyfman SA, Lam C, Lee P, Leitenberger JJ, Loh T, Lowenstein S, Madankumar R, Moreau JF, Nijhawan RI, Ochoa S, Olasz EB, Otchere E, Otley C, Oulton J, Patel PH, Patel VA, Prabhu AV, Pugliano-Mauro M, Schmults CD, Schram S, Shih AF, Shin T, Soon S, Soriano T, Srivastava D, Stein JA, Sternhell-Blackwell K, Taylor S, Vidimos A, Wu P, Zajdel N, Zelac D, Arron ST) JAMA Dermatol 2017 03 01;153(3):296-303 PMID: 28097368 01/18/2017       39 Citations
  • Painful skin lesions and squamous cell carcinoma predict overall mortality risk in organ transplant recipients: a cohort study. (Oh CC, Hofbauer GFL, Serra AL, Harwood CA, Mitchell L, Proby CM, Olasz EB, Mosel DD, Piaserico S, Fortina AB, Geusau A, Jahn-Bassler K, Gerritsen MJP, Seçkin D, Güleç AT, Cetkovská P, Ricar J, Imko-Walczuk B, Dębska-Ślizień A, Bouwes Bavinck JN) Br J Dermatol 2017 May;176(5):1179-1186 PMID: 28012178 12/25/2016    
  • Electrochemotherapy - yet another innovative application. (Olasz EB, Kis E) Br J Dermatol 2016 Dec;175(6):1148-1149 PMID: 27996120 12/21/2016       1 Citations
  • What You Didn't Know About the Sun: Infrared Radiation and Its Role in Photoaging. (Michalski B, Olasz E) Plast Surg Nurs 2016 Oct/Dec;36(4):170-172 PMID: 27922560 12/07/2016    
  • Successful Treatment of Recalcitrant Plantar Warts With Bleomycin and Microneedling. (Konicke K, Olasz E) Dermatol Surg 2016 Aug;42(8):1007-8 PMID: 27227479 05/27/2016       9 Citations
  • Building a global teledermatology collaboration. (Bobbs M, Bayer M, Frazer T, Humphrey S, Wilson B, Olasz E, Holland K, Kuzminski J) Int J Dermatol 2016 Apr;55(4):446-9 PMID: 26873427 02/14/2016       2 Citations
  • Radiation Therapy for NMSC in Immunosuppressed Patients (Nicholas Zajdel, BS, Adam Currey, MD, J. Frank Wilson, MD, Zelmira Lazarova, MD, and Edit B. Olasz, MD, PhD) The Dermatologist 07/16/2015    
  • MicroRNA-135b Regulates Leucine Zipper Tumor Suppressor 1 in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma. (Olasz EB, Seline LN, Schock AM, Duncan NE, Lopez A, Lazar J, Flister MJ, Lu Y, Liu P, Sokumbi O, Harwood CA, Proby CM, Neuburg M, Lazarova Z) PLoS One 2015;10(5):e0125412 PMID: 25938461 PMCID: PMC4418692 05/06/2015       15 Citations
  • Chemoprevention of non-melanoma skin cancer (Daniel R. Knabel, Edit B. Olasz) The Dermatologist Vol 22, Issue 12, December 2014 12/30/2014    
  • Eruptive keratoacanthomas after radiation therapy for keratoacanthoma centrifugum marginatum. (Lindsay DP, Kharofa J, Junck M, Olasz E, Wilson JF) Pract Radiat Oncol 2015 May-Jun;5(3):203-6 PMID: 25432542 11/30/2014    
  • Pain identifies squamous cell carcinoma in organ transplant recipients: the SCOPE-ITSCC PAIN study. (Bouwes Bavinck JN, Harwood CA, Genders RE, Wisgerhof HC, Plasmeijer EI, Mitchell L, Olasz EB, Mosel DD, Pokorney MS, Serra AL, Feldmeyer L, Baumann Conzett K, Piaserico S, Belloni Fortina A, Jahn K, Geusau A, Gerritsen MJ, Seckin D, Gulec AT, Cetkovska P, Ricar J, Imko-Walczuk B, Proby CM, Hofbauer GF) Am J Transplant 2014 Mar;14(3):668-76 PMID: 24730051 04/15/2014       7 Citations
  • Skin diesease in solid organ transplant recipients (Alexander Maley, Edit B. Olasz) The Dermatologist Vol 22, Issue 2, February 2014 02/18/2014    
  • EGFRvIII expression in squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. (Dziunycz PJ, Lazarova Z, Duncan N, Wong S, Neuburg M, Hofbauer GF, Olasz EB) JAMA Dermatol 2013 Oct;149(10):1240-2 PMID: 23986462 08/30/2013       5 Citations
  • Sirolimus reduces cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas in transplantation recipients. (Colegio OR, Hanlon A, Olasz EB, Carucci JA) J Clin Oncol 2013 Sep 10;31(26):3297-8 PMID: 23918945 08/07/2013       10 Citations
  • Disseminated Nocardia infection presenting as hemorrhagic pustules and ecthyma in a woman with systemic lupus erythematosus and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome. (Mosel D, Harris L, Fisher E, Olasz E, Wilson B) J Dermatol Case Rep 2013 Jun 30;7(2):52-5 PMID: 23858342 PMCID: PMC3710679 07/17/2013    
  • A synthetic superoxide dismutase/catalase mimetic EUK-207 mitigates radiation dermatitis and promotes wound healing in irradiated rat skin. (Doctrow SR, Lopez A, Schock AM, Duncan NE, Jourdan MM, Olasz EB, Moulder JE, Fish BL, Mäder M, Lazar J, Lazarova Z) J Invest Dermatol 2013 Apr;133(4):1088-96 PMID: 23190879 PMCID: PMC3594042 11/30/2012       27 Citations
  • Clinical regression of squamous cell carcinoma and keratoacanthomas in a patient treated with a hypomethylating agent. (Randhawa J, Wong S, Atallah E, Olasz E) Int J Dermatol 2014 Jan;53(1):e13-4 PMID: 22998756 09/25/2012       2 Citations
  • Two-dimensional dielectric imaging for dermatologic screening: a feasibility study. (Habibi M, Olasz EB, Klemer DP) Skin Res Technol 2012 Aug;18(3):324-31 PMID: 22092364 11/19/2011       2 Citations
  • Laminin 332 deposition is diminished in irradiated skin in an animal model of combined radiation and wound skin injury. (Jourdan MM, Lopez A, Olasz EB, Duncan NE, Demara M, Kittipongdaja W, Fish BL, Mäder M, Schock A, Morrow NV, Semenenko VA, Baker JE, Moulder JE, Lazarova Z) Radiat Res 2011 Nov;176(5):636-48 PMID: 21854211 PMCID: PMC3227557 08/23/2011       12 Citations
  • Sequential intramolecular epitope spreading of humoral responses to human BPAG2 in a transgenic model. (Di Zenzo G, Calabresi V, Olasz EB, Zambruno G, Yancey KB) J Invest Dermatol 2010 Apr;130(4):1040-7 PMID: 19812601 10/09/2009       19 Citations
  • A novel humanized neonatal autoimmune blistering skin disease model induced by maternally transferred antibodies. (Nishie W, Sawamura D, Natsuga K, Shinkuma S, Goto M, Shibaki A, Ujiie H, Olasz E, Yancey KB, Shimizu H) J Immunol 2009 Sep 15;183(6):4088-93 PMID: 19717520 09/01/2009       21 Citations
  • Transient anti-CD40L co-stimulation blockade prevents immune responses against human bullous pemphigoid antigen 2: implications for gene therapy. (Lanschuetzer CM, Olasz EB, Lazarova Z, Yancey KB) J Invest Dermatol 2009 May;129(5):1203-7 PMID: 19037236 PMCID: PMC2681490 11/28/2008       7 Citations
  • Cytokines and Langerhans cells in allergic contact dermatitis. (Elsaie ML, Olasz E, Jacob SE) G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2008 Jun;143(3):195-205 PMID: 18833062 10/04/2008    
  • Bullous pemphigoid and related subepidermal autoimmune blistering diseases. (Olasz EB, Yancey KB) Curr Dir Autoimmun 2008;10:141-66 PMID: 18460884 05/08/2008       38 Citations
  • Human bullous pemphigoid antigen 2 transgenic skin elicits specific IgG in wild-type mice. (Olasz EB, Roh J, Yee CL, Arita K, Akiyama M, Shimizu H, Vogel JC, Yancey KB) J Invest Dermatol 2007 Dec;127(12):2807-17 PMID: 17657247 PMCID: PMC2546607 07/28/2007       27 Citations
  • Humanization of autoantigen. (Nishie W, Sawamura D, Goto M, Ito K, Shibaki A, McMillan JR, Sakai K, Nakamura H, Olasz E, Yancey KB, Akiyama M, Shimizu H) Nat Med 2007 Mar;13(3):378-83 PMID: 17322897 02/27/2007       197 Citations
  • CD200, a "no danger" signal for hair follicles. (Rosenblum MD, Yancey KB, Olasz EB, Truitt RL) J Dermatol Sci 2006 Mar;41(3):165-74 PMID: 16386879 01/03/2006       49 Citations
  • Expression of CD200 on epithelial cells of the murine hair follicle: a role in tissue-specific immune tolerance? (Rosenblum MD, Olasz EB, Yancey KB, Woodliff JE, Lazarova Z, Gerber KA, Truitt RL) J Invest Dermatol 2004 Nov;123(5):880-7 PMID: 15482475 10/16/2004       75 Citations
  • CD200 is a novel p53-target gene involved in apoptosis-associated immune tolerance. (Rosenblum MD, Olasz E, Woodliff JE, Johnson BD, Konkol MC, Gerber KA, Orentas RJ, Sandford G, Truitt RL) Blood 2004 Apr 01;103(7):2691-8 PMID: 14644999 12/03/2003       57 Citations
  • Soluble proteins and haptens on bone marrow-derived dendritic cells are presented to host CD4 T cells in an MHC-restricted manner. (Olasz EB, Linton J, Katz SI) Int Immunol 2002 May;14(5):493-502 PMID: 11978779 04/30/2002       4 Citations
  • Fluorine-18 labeled mouse bone marrow-derived dendritic cells can be detected in vivo by high resolution projection imaging. (Olasz EB, Lang L, Seidel J, Green MV, Eckelman WC, Katz SI) J Immunol Methods 2002 Feb 01;260(1-2):137-48 PMID: 11792384 01/17/2002       56 Citations
  • A migratory population of skin-derived dendritic cells expresses CXCR5, responds to B lymphocyte chemoattractant in vitro, and co-localizes to B cell zones in lymph nodes in vivo. (Saeki H, Wu MT, Olasz E, Hwang ST) Eur J Immunol 2000 Oct;30(10):2808-14 PMID: 11069061 11/09/2000       52 Citations
  • Demonstration and functional analysis of IL-10 receptors in human epidermal cells: decreased expression in psoriatic skin, down-modulation by IL-8, and up-regulation by an antipsoriatic glucocorticosteroid in normal cultured keratinocytes. (Michel G, Mirmohammadsadegh A, Olasz E, Jarzebska-Deussen B, Müschen A, Kemény L, Abts HF, Ruzicka T) J Immunol 1997 Dec 15;159(12):6291-7 PMID: 9550434 04/29/1998       62 Citations
  • The interleukin-8 receptor: a potential target for antipsoriatic therapy? (Kemény L, Kenderessy AS, Olasz E, Michel G, Ruzicka T, Farkas B, Dobozy A) Eur J Pharmacol 1994 Jun 13;258(3):269-72 PMID: 8088360 06/13/1994       21 Citations
  • Last update: 01/29/2019
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