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Bryan Sun, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Dermatology

Department of Biological Chemistry

Principal Investigator

Bryan received his bachelor's degrees in English and Biological Sciences from Stanford University. He was part of the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at Harvard Medical School, earning his M.D. degree and Ph.D. in genetics in the laboratory of Jeannie Lee. Bryan completed his medical internship and dermatology residency at Stanford and performed postdoctoral training with Paul Khavari under an F32 NRSA. He joined the University of California Irvine in 2023. He has been awarded a Doris Duke Clinician Scientist Award, the American Society for Clinical Investigation Young Investigator Award, and an NIH Director's New Innovator Award. He has an active dermatology practice at UCI with a particular interest in genetic skin diseases.

The Sun Lab

UCI Department of Dermatology

Plumwood House

829 Medical Science Ct

Irvine, California 92617

Join us!

We welcome interest from postdoctoral scholars, graduate students, medical residents & students, and undergraduates. Please send a cover letter and CV. A background in molecular biology, genetics, and/or genomics is highly recommended. 

We are grateful for research support from

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