Marty Visscher

Marty O Visscher , PhD

Professor - Adjunct

Professor of Surgery; Director of Skin Sciences Program, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
Phone 513-803-0934
Email marty.visscher@cchmc.org

Education

Bachelor's Degree: University of Maine 1969 (Chemistry)

Doctoral Degree: Indiana University 1973 (Inorganic Chemistry)

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Indiana University 1974 (Chemistry)

Research and Practice Interests

Skin Research

Research Support

Grant: #2019 CTA Investigators:Visscher, Marty 08-01-2019 -12-31-2019 Procter & Gamble Company Diaper Skin Hydration in Premature Infants Role:PI $46,967.01 Awarded Level:Industry

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Visscher, Marty O; Carr, Andrew N; Narendran, Vivek (2021. ) Correction: Premature infant skin barrier maturation: status at full-term corrected age.Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association, , 41 (2 ) ,360 More Information

Visscher, Marty O; Carr, Andrew N; Narendran, Vivek (2021. ) Premature infant skin barrier maturation: status at full-term corrected age.Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association, , 41 (2 ) ,232-239 More Information

Visscher, Marty O; Carr, Andrew N; Winget, Jason; Huggins, Thomas; Bascom, Charles C; Isfort, Robert; Lammers, Karen; Narendran, Vivek (2020. ) Correction: Biomarkers of neonatal skin barrier adaptation reveal substantial differences compared to adult skin.Pediatric research, , More Information

Gustin, Jennifer; Bohman, Lisa; Ogle, Julie; Chaudhary, Tanuja; Li, Lijuan; Fadayel, Gina; Mitchell, Maria C; Narendran, Vivek; Visscher, Marty O; Carr, Andrew N (2020. ) Use of an emollient-containing diaper and pH-buffered wipe regimen restores skin pH and reduces residual enzymatic activity.Pediatric dermatology, , 37 (4 ) ,626-631 More Information

Visscher, Marty O; Carr, Andrew N; Winget, Jason; Huggins, Thomas; Bascom, Charles C; Isfort, Robert; Lammers, Karen; Narendran, Vivek (2020. ) Biomarkers of neonatal skin barrier adaptation reveal substantial differences compared to adult skin.Pediatric research, , More Information

Summers, Aimee; Visscher, Marty O; Khatry, Subarna K; Sherchand, Jeevan B; LeClerq, Steven C; Katz, Joanne; Tielsch, James M; Mullany, Luke C (2019. ) Impact of sunflower seed oil versus mustard seed oil on skin barrier function in newborns: a community-based, cluster-randomized trial.BMC pediatrics, , 19 (1 ) ,512 More Information

Visscher, Marty O (2019. ) Pediatric NIV Pressure Injury: Honing the Cause and Progress to Solutions.Respiratory care, , 64 (12 ) ,1596-1597 More Information

Rapp, Scott J; Schwentker, Ann R; Visscher, Marty O; Van Aalst, John; Pan, Brian S (2017. ) Effects of Autologous Fat and ASCs on Swine Hypertrophic Burn Scars: A Multimodal Quantitative Analysis.Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open, , 5 (11 ) ,e1547 More Information

Visscher, Marty O (2017. ) Skin Color and Pigmentation in Ethnic Skin.Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America, , 25 (1 ) ,119-125 More Information

Burkes, Shoná A; Patel, Manish; Adams, Denise M; Hammill, Adrienne M; Eaton, Kenneth P; Randall Wickett, R; Visscher, Marty O (2016. ) Infantile hemangioma status by dynamic infrared thermography: A preliminary study.International journal of dermatology, , 55 (10 ) ,e522-32 More Information

Visscher, Marty O; White, Cynthia C; Jones, Jennifer M; Cahill, Thomas; Jones, Donna C; Pan, Brian S (2015. ) Face Masks for Noninvasive Ventilation: Fit, Excess Skin Hydration, and Pressure Ulcers.Respiratory care, , 60 (11 ) ,1536-47 More Information

Hossain, Md Monir; Jones, Jennifer M; Dey, Swatee; Carr, Gregory J; Visscher, Marty O (2015. ) Quantitation of baby wipes lotion transfer to premature and neonatal skin.Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association, , 84 ,106-14 More Information

Visscher, Marty O; Adam, Ralf; Brink, Susanna; Odio, Mauricio Newborn infant skin: physiology, development, and care.Clinics in dermatology, , 33 (3 ) ,271-80 More Information

Rapp, Scott J; Rumberg, Aaron; Visscher, Marty; Billmire, David A; Schwentker, Ann S; Pan, Brian S (2015. ) Establishing a Reproducible Hypertrophic Scar following Thermal Injury: A Porcine Model.Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open, , 3 (2 ) ,e309 More Information

Lacina, Linda; Casper, Tammy; Dixon, Melodie; Harmeyer, Joann; Haberman, Beth; Alberts, Jeffrey R; Simakajornboon, Narong; Visscher, Marty O (2015. ) Behavioral observation differentiates the effects of an intervention to promote sleep in premature infants: a pilot study.Advances in neonatal care : official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses, , 15 (1 ) ,70-6 More Information

Visscher, Marty O; Lacina, Linda; Casper, Tammy; Dixon, Melodie; Harmeyer, Joann; Haberman, Beth; Alberts, Jeffrey; Simakajornboon, Narong (2015. ) Conformational positioning improves sleep in premature infants with feeding difficulties.The Journal of pediatrics, , 166 (1 ) ,44-8 More Information

Visscher, Marty; Taylor, Teresa (2014. ) Pressure ulcers in the hospitalized neonate: rates and risk factors.Scientific reports, , 4 ,7429 More Information

Yoshida, Hiroshi; Taguchi, Hiroyuki; Hachiya, Akira; Kitahara, Takashi; Boissy, Raymond E; Visscher, Marty O (2014. ) The natural trait of the curvature of human hair is correlated with bending of the hair follicle and hair bulb by a structural disparity in the root sheath.Journal of dermatological science, , 75 (3 ) ,195-9 More Information

Visscher, Marty O; Bailey, J Kevin; Hom, David B (2014. ) Scar treatment variations by skin type.Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America, , 22 (3 ) ,453-62 More Information

Visscher, Marty; Narendran, Vivek (2014. ) The Ontogeny of Skin.Advances in wound care, , 3 (4 ) ,291-303 More Information

Murase, Daiki; Hachiya, Akira; Takano, Kei; Hicks, Rachel; Visscher, Marty O; Kitahara, Takashi; Hase, Tadashi; Takema, Yoshinori; Yoshimori, Tamotsu (2013. ) Autophagy has a significant role in determining skin color by regulating melanosome degradation in keratinocytes.The Journal of investigative dermatology, , 133 (10 ) ,2416-2424 More Information

Visscher, Marty; King, Alice; Nie, Ann Marie; Schaffer, Pat; Taylor, Teresa; Pruitt, David; Giaccone, Mary Jo; Ashby, Marshall; Keswani, Sundeep (2013. ) A quality-improvement collaborative project to reduce pressure ulcers in PICUs.Pediatrics, , 131 (6 ) ,e1950-60 More Information

Visscher, Marty O; Pan, Brian S; Kitzmiller, W John (2013. ) Photodamage: treatments and topicals for facial skin.Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America, , 21 (1 ) ,61-75 More Information

Visscher, Marty O; Pan, Brian S (2013. ) Update on techniques for the quantitation of facial skin characteristics.Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America, , 21 (1 ) ,7-19 More Information

Yokose, Urara; Hachiya, Akira; Sriwiriyanont, Penkanok; Fujimura, Tsutomu; Visscher, Marty O; Kitzmiller, William J; Bello, Alexander; Tsuboi, Ryoji; Kitahara, Takashi; Kobinger, Gary P; Takema, Yoshinori (2012. ) The endogenous protease inhibitor TIMP-1 mediates protection and recovery from cutaneous photodamage.The Journal of investigative dermatology, , 132 (12 ) ,2800-9 More Information

Bailey, John Kevin; Burkes, Shoná A; Visscher, Marty O; Whitestone, Jennifer; Kagan, Richard J; Yakuboff, Kevin P; Warner, Petra; Randall Wickett, R (2012. ) Multimodal quantitative analysis of early pulsed-dye laser treatment of scars at a pediatric burn hospital.Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.], , 38 (9 ) ,1490-6 More Information

Brinkman, William B; Sherman, Susan N; Zmitrovich, April R; Visscher, Marty O; Crosby, Lori E; Phelan, Kieran J; Donovan, Edward F In their own words: adolescent views on ADHD and their evolving role managing medication.Academic pediatrics, , 12 (1 ) ,53-61 More Information

Visscher, Marty O; Robinson, Marisa; Fugit, Benetta; Rosenberg, Richard J; Hoath, Steven B; Randall Wickett, R (2011. ) Amputee skin condition: occlusion, stratum corneum hydration and free amino acid levels.Archives of dermatological research, , 303 (2 ) ,117-24 More Information

Yuki, Takuo; Hachiya, Akira; Kusaka, Ayumi; Sriwiriyanont, Penkanok; Visscher, Marty O; Morita, Kazumasa; Muto, Masahiko; Miyachi, Yoshiki; Sugiyama, Yoshinori; Inoue, Shintaro (2011. ) Characterization of tight junctions and their disruption by UVB in human epidermis and cultured keratinocytes.The Journal of investigative dermatology, , 131 (3 ) ,744-52 More Information

Visscher, Marty O; Utturkar, Radhika; Pickens, William L; LaRuffa, Angela A; Robinson, Marisa; Wickett, R Randell; Narendran, Vivek; Hoath, Steven B Neonatal skin maturation--vernix caseosa and free amino acids.Pediatric dermatology, , 28 (2 ) ,122-32 More Information

Abouelfettoh, Amel; Ludington-Hoe, Susan M; Burant, Chris J; Visscher, Marty O (2011. ) Effect of skin-to-skin contact on preterm infant skin barrier function and hospital-acquired infection.Journal of clinical medicine research, , 3 (1 ) ,36-46 More Information

Sriwiriyanont, Penkanok; Hachiya, Akira; Pickens, William L; Moriwaki, Shigeru; Kitahara, Takashi; Visscher, Marty O; Kitzmiller, William J; Bello, Alexander; Takema, Yoshinori; Kobinger, Gary P (2011. ) Effects of IGF-binding protein 5 in dysregulating the shape of human hair.The Journal of investigative dermatology, , 131 (2 ) ,320-8 More Information

Kasamatsu, Shinya; Hachiya, Akira; Fujimura, Tsutomu; Sriwiriyanont, Penkanok; Haketa, Keiichi; Visscher, Marty O; Kitzmiller, William J; Bello, Alexander; Kitahara, Takashi; Kobinger, Gary P; Takema, Yoshinori (2011. ) Essential role of microfibrillar-associated protein 4 in human cutaneous homeostasis and in its photoprotection.Scientific reports, , 1 ,164 More Information

Visscher, Marty O; Barai, Namrata; LaRuffa, Angela A; Pickens, William L; Narendran, Vivek; Hoath, Steven B (2011. ) Epidermal barrier treatments based on vernix caseosa.Skin pharmacology and physiology, , 24 (6 ) ,322-9 More Information

Davis, Jennifer A; Visscher, Marty O; Wickett, R Randall; Hoath, Steven B (2010. ) Influence of tumour necrosis factor-? polymorphism-308 and atopy on irritant contact dermatitis in healthcare workers.Contact dermatitis, , 63 (6 ) ,320-32 More Information

Visscher, Marty; Robinson, Marisa; Wickett, R Randall Regional variation in the free amino acids in the stratum corneum. Journal of cosmetic science, , 61 (4 ) ,303-9

Visscher, Marty O; Said, Dina; Wickett, Randy (2010. ) Stratum corneum cytokines, structural proteins, and transepidermal water loss: effect of hand hygiene.Skin research and technology : official journal of International Society for Bioengineering and the Skin (ISBS) [and] International Society for Digital Imaging of Skin (ISDIS) [and] International Society for Skin Imaging (ISSI), , 16 (2 ) ,229-36 More Information

Narendran, Vivek; Visscher, Marty O; Abril, Ivan; Hendrix, Stephen W; Hoath, Steven B (2010. ) Biomarkers of epidermal innate immunity in premature and full-term infants.Pediatric research, , 67 (4 ) ,382-6 More Information

Robinson, Marisa; Visscher, Marty; Laruffa, Angela; Wickett, Randy Natural moisturizing factors (NMF) in the stratum corneum (SC). II. Regeneration of NMF over time after soaking. Journal of cosmetic science, , 61 (1 ) ,23-9

Robinson, Marisa; Visscher, Marty; Laruffa, Angela; Wickett, Randy Natural moisturizing factors (NMF) in the stratum corneum (SC). I. Effects of lipid extraction and soaking. Journal of cosmetic science, , 61 (1 ) ,13-22

Visscher, Marty; Davis, Jennifer; Wickett, Randy (2009. ) Effect of topical treatments on irritant hand dermatitis in health care workers.American journal of infection control, , 37 (10 ) ,842.e1-842.e11 More Information

Sriwiriyanont, Penkanok; Hachiya, Akira; Pickens, William L; Moriwaki, Shigeru; Ohuchi, Atsushi; Kitahara, Takashi; Takema, Yoshinori; Kitzmiller, William J; Visscher, Marty O; Bello, Alexander; Tsuboi, Ryoji; Kobinger, Gary P (2009. ) Lentiviral vector-mediated gene transfer to human hair follicles.The Journal of investigative dermatology, , 129 (9 ) ,2296-9 More Information

Brinkman, William B; Sherman, Susan N; Zmitrovich, April R; Visscher, Marty O; Crosby, Lori E; Phelan, Kieran J; Donovan, Edward F (2009. ) Parental angst making and revisiting decisions about treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.Pediatrics, , 124 (2 ) ,580-9 More Information

Hachiya, Akira; Sriwiriyanont, Penkanok; Kobayashi, Takeshi; Nagasawa, Azumi; Yoshida, Hiroshi; Ohuchi, Atsushi; Kitahara, Takashi; Visscher, Marty O; Takema, Yoshinori; Tsuboi, Ryoji; Boissy, Raymond E (2009. ) Stem cell factor-KIT signalling plays a pivotal role in regulating pigmentation in mammalian hair.The Journal of pathology, , 218 (1 ) ,30-9 More Information

Visscher, Marty O; Sullivan, David; Sullivan, Steven; Barford, Brian; Dock, Murray; Sommers, Marilyn S (2009. ) Quantitation of epidermal and mucosal tissue injury using contrast agents and imaging techniques.Skin research and technology : official journal of International Society for Bioengineering and the Skin (ISBS) [and] International Society for Digital Imaging of Skin (ISDIS) [and] International Society for Skin Imaging (ISSI), , 15 (2 ) ,180-6 More Information

Hachiya, Akira; Sriwiriyanont, Penkanok; Fujimura, Tsutomu; Ohuchi, Atsushi; Kitahara, Takashi; Takema, Yoshinori; Kitzmiller, William J; Visscher, Marty O; Tsuboi, Ryoji; Boissy, Raymond E (2009. ) Mechanistic effects of long-term ultraviolet B irradiation induce epidermal and dermal changes in human skin xenografts.The American journal of pathology, , 174 (2 ) ,401-13 More Information

Canning, Jennifer; Barford, Brian; Sullivan, David; Wickett, Randy; Visscher, Marty (2009. ) Use of digital photography and image analysis techniques to quantify erythema in health care workers.Skin research and technology : official journal of International Society for Bioengineering and the Skin (ISBS) [and] International Society for Digital Imaging of Skin (ISDIS) [and] International Society for Skin Imaging (ISSI), , 15 (1 ) ,24-34 More Information

Visscher, Marty; Odio, Mauricio; Taylor, Teresa; White, Tamina; Sargent, Shelly; Sluder, Linda; Smith, Louise; Flower, Teresa; Mason, Beth; Rider, Maureen; Huebner, Amy; Bondurant, Pattie (2009. ) Skin care in the NICU patient: effects of wipes versus cloth and water on stratum corneum integrity.Neonatology, , 96 (4 ) ,226-34 More Information

Barai, Namrata D; Boyce, Steven T; Hoath, Steven B; Visscher, Marty O; Kasting, Gerald B (2008. ) Improved barrier function observed in cultured skin substitutes developed under anchored conditions.Skin research and technology : official journal of International Society for Bioengineering and the Skin (ISBS) [and] International Society for Digital Imaging of Skin (ISDIS) [and] International Society for Skin Imaging (ISSI), , 14 (4 ) ,418-24 More Information

Walker, Valencia P; Akinbi, Henry T; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Narendran, Vivek; Visscher, Marty; Hoath, Steven B (2008. ) Host defense proteins on the surface of neonatal skin: implications for innate immunity.The Journal of pediatrics, , 152 (6 ) ,777-81 More Information

Tansirikongkol, Anyarporn; Hoath, Steven B; Pickens, William L; Visscher, Marty O; Wickett, R Randall (2008. ) Equilibrium water content in native vernix and its cellular component.Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, , 97 (2 ) ,985-94 More Information

Tansirikongkol, Anyarporn; Visscher, Marty O; Wickett, R Randall Water-handling properties of vernix caseosa and a synthetic analogue. Journal of cosmetic science, , 58 (6 ) ,651-62

Yoshida, Yasuko; Hachiya, Akira; Sriwiriyanont, Penkanok; Ohuchi, Atsushi; Kitahara, Takashi; Takema, Yoshinori; Visscher, Marty O; Boissy, Raymond E (2007. ) Functional analysis of keratinocytes in skin color using a human skin substitute model composed of cells derived from different skin pigmentation types.FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, , 21 (11 ) ,2829-39 More Information

Tansirikongkol, Anyarporn; Wickett, R Randall; Visscher, Marty O; Hoath, Steven B (2007. ) Effect of vernix caseosa on the penetration of chymotryptic enzyme: potential role in epidermal barrier development.Pediatric research, , 62 (1 ) ,49-53 More Information

Barai, Namrata D; Supp, Andrew P; Kasting, Gerald B; Visscher, Marty O; Boyce, Steven T (2007. ) Improvement of epidermal barrier properties in cultured skin substitutes after grafting onto athymic mice.Skin pharmacology and physiology, , 20 (1 ) ,21-8 More Information

Sriwiriyanont, Penkanok; Ohuchi, Atsushi; Hachiya, Akira; Visscher, Marty O; Boissy, Raymond E (2006. ) Interaction between stem cell factor and endothelin-1: effects on melanogenesis in human skin xenografts.Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical methods and pathology, , 86 (11 ) ,1115-25 More Information

Smalls, Lola K; Hicks, Matthew; Passeretti, David; Gersin, Keith; Kitzmiller, W John; Bakhsh, Adel; Wickett, R Randall; Whitestone, Jennifer; Visscher, Marty O (2006. ) Effect of weight loss on cellulite: gynoid lypodystrophy.Plastic and reconstructive surgery, , 118 (2 ) ,510-6 More Information

Hamed, Saja H; Sriwiriyanont, Penkanok; deLong, Mitchell A; Visscher, Marty O; Wickett, R Randall; Boissy, Raymond E Comparative efficacy and safety of deoxyarbutin, a new tyrosinase-inhibiting agent. Journal of cosmetic science, , 57 (4 ) ,291-308

Smalls, Lola K; Randall Wickett, R; Visscher, Marty O (2006. ) Effect of dermal thickness, tissue composition, and body site on skin biomechanical properties.Skin research and technology : official journal of International Society for Bioengineering and the Skin (ISBS) [and] International Society for Digital Imaging of Skin (ISDIS) [and] International Society for Skin Imaging (ISSI), , 12 (1 ) ,43-9 More Information

Boissy, Raymond E; Visscher, Marty; DeLong, Mitchell A (2005. ) DeoxyArbutin: a novel reversible tyrosinase inhibitor with effective in vivo skin lightening potency.Experimental dermatology, , 14 (8 ) ,601-8 More Information

Visscher, Marty O; Narendran, Vivek; Pickens, William L; LaRuffa, Angela A; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Allen, Kathleen; Hoath, Steven B (2005. ) Vernix caseosa in neonatal adaptation.Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association, , 25 (7 ) ,440-6 More Information

Smalls, Lola K; Lee, Caroline Y; Whitestone, Jennifer; Kitzmiller, W John; Wickett, R Randall; Visscher, Marty O Quantitative model of cellulite: three-dimensional skin surface topography, biophysical characterization, and relationship to human perception. Journal of cosmetic science, , 56 (2 ) ,105-20

Kitzmiller, W John; Visscher, Marty O; Maclennan, Susan; Butterfield, Jennifer L; Fuhrman, Ellen; Doughty, Darrell; Dawes, Nancy Comparison of a series of superficial chemical peels with a single midlevel chemical peel for the correction of facial actinic damage.Aesthetic surgery journal, , 23 (5 ) ,339-44 More Information

Visscher, Marty O; Tolia, Gaurav T; Wickett, R Randall; Hoath, Steven B Effect of soaking and natural moisturizing factor on stratum corneum water-handling properties. Journal of cosmetic science, , 54 (3 ) ,289-300

Kitzmiller, W John; Stanton, Ryan A; Wickett, R Randall; Tolia, Gaurva; Boissy, Raymond E; Visscher, Marty O Noninvasive skin measurements after CO(2) and erbium laser resurfacing.Aesthetic surgery journal, , 23 (1 ) ,20-7 More Information

Visscher, Marty O; Chatterjee, Ranjit; Ebel, James P; LaRuffa, Angela A; Hoath, Steven B Biomedical assessment and instrumental evaluation of healthy infant skin.Pediatric dermatology, , 19 (6 ) ,473-81 More Information

Contact Information

Academic - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45229
Phone: 513-803-0934
marty.visscher@cchmc.org