Psoriasis is driven by focal disruptions of the immune-homeostasis in human skin. Local relapse following cessation of therapy is common and unpredictable, which complicates clinical management of psoriasis. We have previously shown that pathogenic resident T cells accumulate in active and resolved psoriasis, but whether these cells drive psoriasiform tissue reactions is less clear. Here, we activated T cells within skin explants using the pan-T cell activating antibody OKT-3. To explore if T cells induced different tissue response patterns in healthy and psoriasis afflicted skin, transcriptomic analyses were performed with RNA-sequencing and Nanostring.