Diaz serves as Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Luis A. Diaz, MD, CE Wheeler, Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, was invited to serve as the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Diaz serves as Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine click to enlarge Luis A. Diaz, MD

Diaz visited Johns Hopkins on Jan. 14 and delivered a lecture titled "From the Bedside to the Laboratory: the Brazilian endemic pemphigus story." The talk describes the immunopathology, epidemiology and possible etiological factors that can trigger pemphigus, an autoimmune disease. Diaz's research of the disease is funded by the NIH (NIAMS).

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