Book Review - Scholarly Journals--Published

  • Moorhead C, Torres A.  I PREVENT Bacterial Resistance, An update on the use of antibiotics in dermatologic surgery.  Dermatologic Surgery.  Vol 35, Issue 10, pgs 1532-1538, 2009. (2009)
  • Torres A, Desai T.  Immune response Modifiers (Chapter 2) in A Practical Approach to Skin Cancer Management, edited by Dr Deborah F. MacFarlane, to be published by Spring 2008 (2008 - Present)
  • Torres A, Desai T, Medico legal Considerations, In Lasers in Dermatology and Medicine, edited by Dr Keyvan Nouri, submitted for publication 2008 (2008 - Present)
  • Torres A, et sl: Imiquimod 5% Cream and Reflectance Mode Confocal Microscopy as Adjunct Modalities to Mohs Micrographic Surgery in the treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma, J Derm Surg 2004:30:12 pgs (2004 - Present)
  • Torres A, Pena J, Saavedra A.  Treatment of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer In: Sober A, Haluska F, Editors. Skin Cancer, American Cancer Society Clinical Atlas Series 2001 (2001 - Present)
  • Bailes JF, Bennett DR, Farmer CK, Rush DR,Torres A: A Careful Approach to Off-Label Use. The Practical Journal for Primary Care Physician Patient Care 1999:September:95-110 (1999 - Present)
  • Lane RJ, Linsker R, Wynne JJ, Torres A: Ultraviolet Laser Ablation of Skin. Arch Dermatol 1985 May:121(5):609-17 (1985 - Present)
  • Torres A: Legal Issues in Dermatology: "Legalities important in the Use/Interpretation of Unapproved Drugs". Dermatology Times 1990:June 2:16-17 (Present - 1997)
  • Wagner R, Torres A, Proper S: Informed Consent and Informed Refusal. JDSO 1995:21 (6):555-59 (Present - 1995)
  • Torres A, Wagner R, Proper S:Terminating the Physician-Patient Relationship. JDSO 1994:20:144-7 (Present - 1994)
  • Torres A: The use of Food and Drug Administration-Approved Medications for Unlabeled (Off-Label) Uses, The Legal and Ethical Implications.Arch Dermatol 1994:130 (Present - 1994)
  • Torres A, Wagner R, Proper S: Establishing the Physician-Patient Relationship. JDSO 1993:19(2):147-49 (Present - 1993)
  • Torres A, Seeburger J, Robinson D, Glosau R: The Reliability of a Second Biopsy for determining Residual Tumor. JAAD 1992:27 (1):70-4 (Present - 1992)
  • Riva E, Weiss RA, Torres A, Tung-Tien S: Keratin Expression in Psoriatic and Tape-Stripped Human Epidermis. In:Farber EM,Nall L, Morhenn V, Jacobs PH, Editor. Psoriasis: Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium, New York:Elseviar; 1987:P. 36-41 (Present - 1987)


  • (NON-PEER REVIEWED) A Multicenter, Open Registry of Patients with Psoriasis Who Are Candidates for Systemic Therapy Including Biologics, Principal Investigator, Dr. Nancy Anderson. Ongoing Research (2009)
  • (PEER REVIEWED) Torres, A, Storey, L, Anders, M, et. al.... "Micro Array and Confocal Microscopy Analysis of Actinic Keratosis: Effect of Imiquimod 5% Cream." Journal of Investigative Dermatology . (2007): -. (01/2007)
  • (PEER REVIEWED) Torres, A, Storey L, Anders, M. et. al. "A Gene Expression Analysis of the Immune-mediated Changes in Actinic Keratoses Following Topical Treatment with Imiquimod 5% Cream." Journal of Investigative Dermatology . (2007): -. (01/2007)
  • (NON-PEER REVIEWED) Vehicle-controlled, double-blind study to assess the efficacy and safety of topical imiquimod 5% cream for the treatment of basal cell carcinoma preceding excision by Mohs micro-graphic Surgery; A Torres, D Marra, S Schanbacher, S Gonzalez, Dana Farber Cancer (2001 - 2004)
  • (NON-PEER REVIEWED) A Double-Blind, Randomized study to assess the quality of life and cost of disease in patients with Herpes Zoster treated with Famciclovir or placebo: T Richardson, D LaTour, J Hirokane, N Anderson, A Torres (1994 - 1995)
  • (NON-PEER REVIEWED) Characterization of Insulin-like growth Factor binding Proteins and their Regulation in Human Keratinocytes; N Fakjian, AF Firek, D LaTour, A Torres (1991 - 1993)
  • (NON-PEER REVIEWED) The treatment of leg ulcers, Burns and Decubiti with cultured human Allogeneic Epidermal Cells, A. Torres, Dixon, Robinson, Loma Linda University Medical and Jerry L. Pettis V.A. hospital, Loma Linda, California (1988 - 1993)
  • (NON-PEER REVIEWED) Confocal Microscopy as a guide for Mohs Surgery: A Torres, Z Tannous, S Gonzalez, Dana Farber Cancer Institute/ Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (Protocol) funded by DOE and completed 06/01 (Present - 2001)
  • (NON-PEER REVIEWED) Ongoing Research Torres, A, Desai, T.  Immune response Modifiers (Chapter 2) in A Practical Approach to Skin Cancer Management, edited by Dr Deborah F. MacFarlane.  Accepted for publication 2008. (Present)
  • (NON-PEER REVIEWED) Ongoing Research During 2008 the new Department has already produced several publications with Dr. Fred Soeprono publishing his textbook in Dermatopathology entitled A Systemic Approach to Dermatopathology, A Color Atlas (Present)
  • (NON-PEER REVIEWED) Ongoing Research The department is also the recent recipient of a competitive NMTB grant for the research project Targeting Anti-Angiogenesis in the Treatment of Actinic Keratosis, Principal Investigators, Dr. Abel Torres, and Dr. Neda Mehr. (Present)
  • (NON-PEER REVIEWED) Ongoing Research In Vivo Confocal Reflective microscopy for Pigmented Lesion Diagnosis:  A Multi-Center Study, Principal Investigator, Dr. Abel Torres. (Present)
  • (NON-PEER REVIEWED) Ongoing Research International Registry for Pediatric Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma:  A Longitudinal, Prospective, Observational Study of Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma in the Pediatric Population, Principal Investigator, Dr. Linda Golkar. (Present)
  • (NON-PEER REVIEWED) Ongoing Research Cyclosporine Ophthalmic Solution for Atopic Keratoconjunctivitis, Principal Investigator, Dr. Julio Narvaez, Ophthalmology, and Co-investigator, Dr. Nancy Anderson. (Present)

Non-Scholarly Journals

  • Torres, Abel, Roberts, Wendy, Storey, L, Anders, M et. al.."Skin Cancer." Roberts: Geriatric Dermatology: Diagnosis and Treatment : Chapter 9 - Chapter 9 (2009)

Scholarly Journals--Submitted

  • Torres A, Desai T.  Ethical Issues, In Lasers in Dermatology and Medicine, edited by Keyvan Nouri, submitted for publication 2008 (2008 - Present)

Books and Chapters

  • Torres A, Wagner RF.  Propper S, Informed Consent (Chapter) in Dermatologic Surgery: Current Techniques in Procedural Dermatology, 3rd Edition edited by Randall Roenigk, Marcell Decker, Inc, 2007: Pg 51 (2007 - Present)
  • Gonzalez S, Niemeyer A, Torres A.  Confocal Microscopy in Skin Cancer Chapter 37, In: Rigel D, Editor, Cancer of the Skin, Elsevier Saunders 2005 (2005 - Present)
  • Torres A.  Medical and Legal Aspects of Skin Cancer Patients, Chapter 56, In: Rigel D, Editor, Cancer of the Skin, Elsevier Saunders 2005. (2005 - Present)
  • Torres A.  Hoffmann TJ, Stephensen CB.  Management of Periocular Malignancies In: Stephenson CM, Stephenson C, Editor.  Ophthalmic, Plastic, Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery, Boston, Butterworth-Heinemann;1997:273-80 (1997 - Present)