Dr. Lilit Garibyan MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School and a Physician-Scientist at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Her research focuses on innovative biomedical translational discoveries aimed at identifying novel treatments for dermatologic diseases and beyond. She is an inventor on many patents, some of which has led to the development of startup companies. Her scientific work has focused on pioneering new methods of cooling tissue. Dr. Garibyan has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed original publications. She has lectured at national and international level and has developed a reputation as an expert and leader in dermatology and biomedical innovation. Dr. Garibyan received her B.S. summa cum laude from University of California Los Angeles, her M.D. from Harvard Medical School and her Ph.D. from Harvard University in Experimental Pathology/Immunology.