Marty O. Visscher, PhD

Director, Skin Sciences Program

Professor, UC Department of Surgery

UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-0934


Skin research; infant skin development; effects of environment and skin treatment products on the skin;

PhD: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

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Visscher M, Narendran V. The ontogeny of skinAdv Wound Care (New Rochelle). 2014 Apr 1;3(4):291-303. 

Visscher M, King A, Nie AM, Schaffer P, Taylor T, Pruitt D, Giaccone MJ, Ashby M, Keswani S.  A quality-improvement collaborative project to reduce pressure ulcers in PICUs. Pediatric. 2013 Jun;131(6)e:1950-60.

Visscher MO, Wickett RR. Hand hygiene compliance and irritant dermatitis:  A juxtaposition of health care issues. Int J Cosmet Sci. 2012 Oct;34(5):402-15.

Bailey JK, Burkes SA, Visscher MO, Whitestone J, Kagan RJ, Yakuboff KP, Warner P, Randall Wickett R.  Multimodal quantitative analysis of early pulsed-dye laser treatment of scars at a pediatric burn hospital. Dermatol Surg. 2012 Sep;38(9):1490-6.

Visscher MO, Taylor T, Narendran V.  Neonatal intensive care practices and the influence on skin conditionJ Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2013 Apr;27(4):486-93.

Visscher MO, Barai N, LaRuffa AA, Pickens WL, Narendran V, Hoath SB. Epidermal barrier treatments based on vernix caseosa. Skin Pharmacol Physiol. 2011;24(6):322-9.

Visscher MO, Utturkar R, Pickens WL, LaRuffa AA, Robinson M, Wickett RR, Narendran V, Hoath SB.  Neonatal skin maturation – Vernix caseosa and free amino acids. Pediatr Dermatol. 2011 Mar-Apr; 28(2):122-32.

Davis JA, Visscher MO, Wickett RR, Hoath SB. Influence of tumour necrosis factor-a polymorphism -308 and atopy on irritant contact dermatitis in health care workers. Contact Dermatitis. 2010 Dec;63(6):320-32.

Davis JA, Visscher MO, Wickett RR, Hoath SB. Role of TNF-α polymorphism -308 in neurosensory irritation. Int J Cosmet Sci. 2011 Apr;33(2):105-12.

Visscher M, Robinson M, Wickett R. Stratum corneum free amino acids following barrier perturbation and repair. Int J Cosmet Sci. 2011 Feb;33(1):80-9.