Christina Lam, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Dermatology

MD, McGill University



Christina Lam, MD is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Boston University School of Medicine. She is board-certified in Dermatology both in Canada and the US.

After receiving her medical degree from McGill University, Dr. Lam completed her dermatology residency at University of Montreal, training at affiliated adult and pediatric health care centers in the Greater Montreal area. She went on to pursue specialized fellowship training in Dermatology-Rheumatology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Lam’s clinical and research interests encompass connective tissue diseases, such as cutaneous lupus, dermatomyositis, and morphea, and complex medical dermatology, including sarcoidosis and vasculitis. She currently leads a subspecialty Rheumatologic Dermatology Clinic at Boston Medical Center, in which individualized and advanced therapies are coordinated for these challenging diseases.


A Phase 1 Study Evaluating the Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetics of Single Doses of BIIB059 in Healthy volunteers and Subjects with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
04/09/2015 - 04/08/2020 (PI)
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Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium-ARAMIS Pilot
01/01/2017 - 08/31/2018 (PI)
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania NIH NIAMS
5U54AR057319-15

A Pilot Study to Evaluate Using Tape Harvesting to Collect RNA from the Upper Epidermis of Healthy Volunteers and Subjects with Discoid Lupus, Subjects with Subacute Cutaneous Lupus, Subjects with Sys
08/04/2015 - 08/03/2016 (PI)
Biogen Idec





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  1. Ho JD, Kam SA, Al-Haseni A, Markova A, Sahni D, Lam C, Goldberg LJ, Bhawan J. Benign and malignant hybrid adnexal tumors in a patient with epidermodysplasia verruciformis. J Cutan Pathol. 2017 Nov; 44(11):969-973.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28796338.
     
  2. Garg A, Besen J, Legler A, Lam CS. Factors Associated With Point-of-Care Treatment Decisions for Hidradenitis Suppurativa. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 May 01; 152(5):553-7. PMID: 26843464; DOI: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.4593;.
     
  3. Lam C, Liu SW, Townsend HB, Femia AN, Qureshi AA, Vleugels RA. Development and Pilot Testing of the Cutaneous Lupus Screening Tool. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Jan; 152(1):60-6. PMID: 26509244; DOI: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3088;.
     
  4. Femia AN, Eastham AB, Lam C, Merola JF, Qureshi AA, Vleugels RA. Intravenous immunoglobulin for refractory cutaneous dermatomyositis: a retrospective analysis from an academic medical center. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Oct; 69(4):654-7. PMID: 24034377; DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2013.06.007;.
     
  5. Liu SW, Velez NF, Lam C, Femia A, Granter SR, Townsend HB, Vleugels RA. Dermatomyositis induced by anti-tumor necrosis factor in a patient with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Oct; 149(10):1204-8. PMID: 23986394; DOI: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.5220;.
     
  6. Funaro D, Krasny M, Lam C, Desy D, Sauthier P, Bouffard D. Extramammary Paget disease: epidemiology and association to cancer in a Quebec-based population. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2013 Apr; 17(2):167-74. PMID: 23343698; DOI: 10.1097/LGT.0b013e31825f4b4f;.
     
  7. Lam C, Vleugels RA. Images in clinical medicine. Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita. N Engl J Med. 2013 Mar 28; 368(13):e17. PMID: 23534583; DOI: 10.1056/NEJMicm1204895;.
     
  8. Lam C, Vleugels RA. Management of cutaneous dermatomyositis. Dermatol Ther. 2012 Mar-Apr; 25(2):112-34. PMID: 22741932; DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8019.2012.01491.x;.
     
  9. Paquette K, Cheng MP, McGillivray D, Lam C, Quach C. Is a lumbar puncture necessary when evaluating febrile infants (30 to 90 days of age) with an abnormal urinalysis? Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Nov; 27(11):1057-61. PMID: 22068068; DOI: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e318235ea18;.
     
  10. Al Dhaybi R, Lam C, Hatami A, Powell J, McCuaig C, Kokta V. Targetoid hemosiderotic hemangiomas (hobnail hemangiomas) are vascular lymphatic malformations: a study of 12 pediatric cases. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Jan; 66(1):116-20. PMID: 21798621; DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2011.05.025;.
     
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

dermatomyositis
lupus
morphea
raynaud's disease
sarcoidosis
scleroderma
urticaria
vasculitis

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