Jean McGee, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Dermatology

MD, New Jersey Medical School
PhD, Princeton University
MS, Cornell University

Dr. Jean McGee is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology in the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. McGee received her A.B. degree and her M.S. degree with a full scholarship from Cornell University, followed by her Ph.D. degree from Princeton University. After receiving her M.D. degree from Rutgers University, she went on to complete internship training in internal medicine at Rutgers University – The University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey. During this time, she was recognized with an Intern of the Month Award. She was also nominated by medical students for the Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching. Subsequently, she moved to Boston for her dermatology residency training at Boston University School of Medicine – Boston Medical Center. During this time, she garnered numerous awards and recognition, which include the Program Director’s Award by the Department and a Resident of Distinction Award sponsored by Beiersdorf, Inc. She also served as the Assistant Chief Resident and the Chief Resident during the last two years of her training.
Dr. McGee has done extensive research in the field of retinoic acid metabolism, anti-aging, and epigenetic regulation of melanoma. Her research efforts were supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health and the New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research. Her current research focuses on assessing the feasibility of delivering epigenetic regulators as topical agents for patients with psoriasis and eczema. Dr. McGee is also recruiting patients to study the relationship between the gut microbiome and certain inflammatory skin diseases, such as rosacea.

Dr. McGee has a wide range of clinical interests, which include rosacea, acne, psoriasis, eczema, cosmetic dermatology, and cutaneous surgery. She also has special interests in providing cosmetic care unique to Asian skin.

The Role of Gut Dysbiosis in the Pathogenesis of Acne Vulgaris
10/01/2018 - 09/30/2020 (PI)
La Roche Posay

Developing Novel Epigenetic Topical Therapy for Psoriasis
07/22/2017 - 07/22/2019 (PI)
Women's Dermatologic Society

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  1. Cheng J, Hsu SH, McGee JS. Botulinum Toxin Injections for Masseter Reduction in East Asians. Dermatol Surg. 2019 Apr; 45(4):566-572. PMID: 30883483.
  2. Kim E, Zucconi BE, Wu M, Nocco SE, Meyers DJ, McGee JS, Venkatesh S, Cohen DL, Gonzalez EC, Ryu B, Cole PA, Alani RM. MITF Expression Predicts Therapeutic Vulnerability to p300 Inhibition in Human Melanoma. Cancer Res. 2019 Mar 25.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30910803.
  3. Al Janahi S, Lee SJ, McGee JS, Chung HJ. Hypertrophic Scar After Treatment of Ecchymoses With Pulsed-Dye Laser. Dermatol Surg. 2019 Mar 11.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30882510.
  4. McGee JS, Wilkin JK. Prescription to Over-the-Counter Switch of Metronidazole and Azelaic Acid for Treatment of Rosacea. JAMA Dermatol. 2018 Sep 01; 154(9):997-998. PMID: 29971432.
  5. Mervis JS, McGee JS. Epigenetic therapy and dermatologic disease: moving beyond CTCL. J Dermatolog Treat. 2019 Feb; 30(1):68-73.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29726727.
  6. Eisenstein A, Gonzalez EC, Raghunathan R, Xu X, Wu M, McLean EO, McGee J, Ryu B, Alani RM. Emerging Biomarkers in Cutaneous Melanoma. Mol Diagn Ther. 2018 04; 22(2):203-218.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29411301.
  7. McGee JS, Chung WS, Lee H, Chung HJ. Hair wax for preservation of eyebrows during laser tattoo removal. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2018 Mar 17.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29559396.
  8. Paek J, Ho JD, Al-Haseni A, McGee J, Larson A, Bhawan J. Histiocytoid autoimmunity-related neutrophilic dermatosis in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis. Dermatol Online J. 2017 Sep 15; 23(9).View Related Profiles. PMID: 29469725.
  9. Rothbaum R, McGee JS. Aquagenic urticaria: diagnostic and management challenges. J Asthma Allergy. 2016; 9:209-213. PMID: 27942227.
  10. Chen Gonzalez E, McGee JS. Research Techniques Made Simple: Laser Capture Microdissection in Cutaneous Research. J Invest Dermatol. 2016 Oct; 136(10):e99-e103. PMID: 27664715; DOI: 10.1016/j.jid.2016.08.005;.
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