Sarah Millar

Sarah Millar, PhD

  • PROFESSOR | Cell, Developmental & Regenerative Biology
  • PROFESSOR | Dermatology
  • PROFESSOR | Oncological Sciences

Research Topics:

Cancer, Cellular Differentiation, Chromatin, Dermatology, Developmental Biology, Differentiation, Epigenetics, Gene Expressions, Gene Regulation, Gene editing, Genetics, Genomics, Knockout Mice, Morphogenesis, Organogenesis, Receptors, Regeneration, Skin Cancer, Stem Cells, Transcription Factors, Transcriptional Activation and Repression, Transgenic Mice

Sarah E. Millar, PhD is Director of the Black Family Stem Cell Institute, and Lillian and Henry M. Stratton Professorial Chair in the Departments of Cell, Developmental and Regenerative Biology and Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Her research focuses on the roles of Wnt signaling and epigenetic regulatory mechanisms in development and regeneration of the skin and its appendages. She is an Editorial Board member for Developmental Cell and Experimental Dermatology, and Deputy Editor for the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. Dr. Millar has received several awards in recognition of her research, including an NIH MERIT Award for her work on Wnt signaling in the skin, and the 2017 William Montagna Lectureship Award of the Society for Investigative Dermatology.   Millar Lab website:

Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Development, Regeneration, and Stem Cells [DRS]


BA, Cambridge University

PhD, Imperial College, London University