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Information for Sponsors - Baylor Medical Center
Aerial view of Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC), Dallas, Texas
  • Dr. Alan Menter has participated as Principal Investigator in over 150 clinical research trials over the past 35 years for various dermatologic diseases. He has a special interest in psoriasis, as he was a co-discoverer of the 1st gene for psoriasis in 1994.
  • MDRI is associated with a quality academic Dermatology specialty practice which sees over 200 patients daily. It currently includes 3 physicians and 1 physician assistant.

  • Research staff at MDRI includes a Director of Operations, Dermatology Clinical Research Fellow, Director of Finance, Regulatory Specialist, and several full-time Research Coordinators.

  • Past clinical trials have included psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, vitiligo, systemic lupus erythematosus, acne, rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis, hidradenitis suppurativa, onychomycosis, actinic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma, hyperhidrosis, and cosmetic studies (including the first Botox study, for which our institute was one of three lead research centers).

For more information please contact Cristina Martinez, Director of Operations at MDRI at 972-354-7993 or


Although we have a significant and long-standing interest in psoriasis research and treatment, we are pleased to be offering clinical studies for a wide range of both rare and common skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis, hidradenitis suppurativa, pemphigus, and skin cancers.