Imge Hulur, MD, PhD

Dr. Imge Hulur’s experience and compassion combine to provide the best in personalized dermatologic care for her patients.

Skincare for your entire family, key services include:

  • Skin cancer detection and treatment
  • Evaluation and management of rashes, acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, moles, excessive sweating, and more
  • General dermatology
  • Systemic therapies including biologic therapy, Excimer laser treatment for psoriasis, and the management of complex skin conditions
  • Cosmetic treatments including Botox®, fillers, chemical peels, laser treatments, skin rejuvenation, microneedling, dermaplaning, PRP therapy, and CoolSculpting®

Education

MD, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 2007 - 2016

PhD, The University of Chicago, Committee on Genetics, Chicago, IL 2009 - 2014

BA with Honors in Biology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 2003 - 2007

Honors & Awards

Selected as Resident Chief, the highest honor and leadership position given to top two senior residents in the dermatology residency program 2019 - 2020

Outstanding Dermatology Presentation at the Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Annual Resident/Fellow Research Symposium 2018

Voted Intern of the Year by co-residents at the Griffin Hospital 2017

Received funding from the Nancy Mollin Michael endowment, created to support women graduate students in the biological sciences 2011

Received the Keith Edson Scholarship for International Health Experience in India 2008

Elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society 2007

Selected to the National Dean's List 2007

Selected as Student Marshal, the highest undergraduate honor 2006

University of Chicago Dean's List 2003 - 2007

Work Experience

Dermatology Resident, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 2017 - 2020

Preliminary Internal Medicine Intern, Griffin Hospital, Derby, CT 2016 - 2017

Research Experience

The University of Chicago, Committee on Genetics, Genomics & System Biology, Chicago, IL, Kenan Onel, MD, PhD; "Integrating genes, function and phenotype to dissect the genetic architecture of complex diseases." 2011 - 2014

The University of Chicago, Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Chicago, IL, Samuel Refetoff, MD; "Mutations of the dual oxidase complex and congenital hypothyrodism." 2008 - 2009

The University of Chicago, Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Chicago, IL, Roy Weiss, MD; "Economics of maternal-fetal thyroid hormone physiology." 2008

The University of Chicago, Ben May Department for Cancer Research, Chicago, IL, John Crispino, PhD; Honors research thesis: "Designing and generating peptides that block the GATA-1:FOG-1 interaction as a therapy for megakarocytic and erythroid leukemia." 2005 - 2007

Publications/Abstracts

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Qin JY, Zhang L, Clift KL, Hulur I, Xiang AP, Ren BZ., Lahn BT. Systematic comparison of constitutive promoters and the doxycycline-inducible promoter, PLoS One, 2010 May; 5(5): e10611, Cited in PubMed; PMID: 20485554.

Hulur I, Hermaans P, Nestoris C, Heger S, Refetoff S, Pohlenz J, Grasberger H. A single copy of the recently identified dual oxidase maturation factor (DUOXA) 1 gene produces only mild hypothroidism in a patient with novel biallelic DUOXA2 mutation and monoallelic DUOXA1 deletion, J Clin Endocrinal Metab. 2011 May; 96(5): 841-845. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 21367925.

Gamazon ER, Lamba JK, Pounds S, Stark AL, Wheeler HE, Cao X, Im HK, Mitra AK, Rubnitz JE, Rebeiro RC, Raimondi S, Campana D, Crews KR, Wong SS, Welsh M, Hulur I, Gorsic L, Hartford CM, Zhang W, Cox NJ, Dolan ME, Comprehensive genetic analysis of cytarabine sensitivity in a cell-based model identifies polymorphisms associated with outcome in AML patients. Blood 2013 May; 121(21): 4366-4376. Cited in PubMed; PMID 23538338.

Lesko AC, Goss KH, Yang FF, Schwertner A, Hulur I, Onel K, Prosperi JR, The APC tumor suppressor is required for epthelial cell polarization and three-dimensional morphogenesis. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2015 Jan; 1854(3): 711-723. CIted in PubMed; PMID 25578398.

Hulur I, Gamazon ER, Skol AD, Xicola RM, Llor X, Onel K, Ellis NA, Kupfer SS, Enrichment of inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer risk variants in colon expression quantative trait loci. BMC Genomics. 2015 Feb; 16: 138. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 25766683.

Hungate EA, Vora SR, Gamazon ER, Moriyama T, Best T, Hulur I, Lee Y, Evans TJ, Ellinghaus E, Stanulla M, Rudant J, Orsi L, Clavel J, Milne E, Scott RJ, Pui CH, Cox NJ, Loh ML, Yang JJ, Skol AD, Onel K. A variant of 9p2I.3 functionally implicates CDKN2B in pediatric B-Cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia aetiology. Nat Commun. 2016 Feb; 7: I0635. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 26868379.

Hulur I, Skol AD, Gamazon ER, Cox NJ, Onel K. Integrative genetic analysis suggests that skin color modifies the genetic architecture of melanoma. PLOS ONE. 2017 Oct; 12:10. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 28973033.

Oral Presentations
Hulur I, Skol AD, Gamazon ER, Cox NJ, Onel K. (2018). Genetic architecture of melanoma. The Dermatology Society of Greater New York Resident Competition; New York, NY.

Hulur I, Skold AD, Llor X, Onel K, Ellis NA, Kupfer S. (2014). Expression quantitative trait loci mapping in the human colon. Digestive Disease Week; Chicago, IL.

Poster Presentation
Hulur I, Skol AD, Gamazon ER, Cox NJ, Onel K. (2018). Integrative genetic analysis suggests that skin color modifies the genetic architecture of melanoma. Einstein/Motefiore Department of Medicine Annual Resident/Fellow Research Symposium; Bronx, NY.

Hulur I, Hajjar M, Idrees K, Arole O. (2016). A case of babesiosis in Connecticut. American College of Physicians 2016 Connecticut Chapter Scientific Meeting; Southington, CT.

Kupfer SS, Hulur I, Gamazon E, Skol A, Llor X, Onel K, Ellis NA. (2015). Enrichment of colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease risk variants in colon expression quantitative trait loci in African Americans. Americans Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting; Philadelphia, PA.

Hulur I, Skol AD, Onel K. (2014). The heritability of melanoma differs between light and dark-skinned individuals of European descent. American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting; San Diego, CA.

Hulur I, Nestoris C, Hermanns P. Pohlenz J, Refetoff S, Grasberger H. (2009). A single copy of the dual oxidase maturation factor (DUOXA) I can prevent total inability to synthesize thyroid hormone as evidenced by a patient with a novel biallelic DUOXA2 mutation on monoallelic DUOXA1 deletion. The Endocrine Society's 91st Annual Meeting; Washington, DC.

Teaching Experience

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Human Variation and Disease, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 2011

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Geneticists, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 2010

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Systems Biology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 2007

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Cancer Biology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 2007

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Immunobiology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 2006

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Heartland Dermatology

Monday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed