Epithelial Therapeutics Unit – work on the interface of environment, the microbiome, and allergic disease
Ian A. Myles, M.D., M.P.H.
Staff Clinician, Epithelial Therapeutics Unit
Chief Medical Research Officer, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
Specialty(s): Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine Provides direct clinical care to patients at NIH Clinical Center
B.S., 2001, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
M.D., 2005, University of Colorado, Boulder CO
M.P.H., 2016, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Dr. Myles was born and raised in Colorado. He graduated with a B.S. in biology from Colorado State University in 2001 and then obtained an M.D. from the University of Colorado in 2005. He completed an internal medicine residency at The Ohio State University prior to beginning fellowship training in allergy and clinical immunology at NIH.
Prem Prashant Chaudhary, Ph.D. (He/Him/His)
Languages Spoken: Hindi, Punjabi
I am a trained molecular biologist and microbiologist with experience in all kinds of microbiome data analysis. My current research focuses on studying how the environmental factors or contaminants affects the skin microbiome and shifts its balance towards diseased condition with a special focus on Atopic dermatitis.
Portia Gough, Ph.D. (She/Her/Hers)
Ph.D., Microbiology, 2017, University of Chicago
I investigate host-microbe interactions in the context of commensalism. My research focuses on the mechanisms of interaction between the commensal bacteria, Roseomonas mucosa, and human skin in terms of immune regulation through interaction with TLR5.
Ashleigh Sun, R.N., M.S.N. (She/Her/Hers)
Clinical Programs Manager
I coordinate all clinical projects with the lab and am interested in assuring clinical research listens to the patients concerns when developing their protocols.
Manoj Yadav, Ph.D. (He/Him/His)
Languages Spoken: Hindi
Currently, I am working on the role of TRP channel in skin diseases at the interface of microbiome tissue repair wound healing.