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PROGRAM CHAIRS

Hervé Bachelez, MD, PhD
Department of Dermatology, Hôpital Saint-Louis, Imagine Institute for Human Genetic Diseases, University of Paris
Paris, France
IPC Board Member

Professor Bachelez is professor at the Department of Dermatology of the Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris Saint-Louis University Hospital in Paris, France. Since 2004, Professor Bachelez has been full professor of clinical dermatology at the Université Paris-Diderot/Université de Paris, where he received his Ph.D. in Immunology in 1999. Professor Bachelez’s clinical and research activities focus on inflammatory skin diseases, mainly psoriasis and psoriasis-related diseases, but also hidradenitis suppurativa, lichen planus among others. He is conducting his basic and translational research at the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM U1163), in the Laboratory of Genetics of Skin Diseases at the Imagine Institute for Human Genetic Diseases in Necker Hospital, Paris. His areas of scientific research include immunogenetics and molecular mechanisms of the aforementioned immune-mediated and inflammatory skin diseases. Professor Bachelez has received several scientific awards, including the Robert Degos award. He is a member of several national and international scientific societies, including the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology and the European Dermatology Forum (EDF). He is the past president of the French society for Dermatological Research and of the Group for Research on Psoriasis of the French Society for Dermatology. Internationally, he is a board member of the International Psoriasis Council, and is currently serving as General Secretary-Treasurer and President-Elect of the European Society for Dermatological Research (ESDR). Professor Bachelez has published more than 255 manuscripts in peer-reviews journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Clinical Investigation, the Lancet, and Arthritis and Rheumatism as leading author.

Last Updated: May 04, 2021

Johann Gudjonsson, MD, PhD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
IPC Board Member

Dr. Johann Gudjonsson, MD, PhD is a graduate of the University of Iceland Medical School. He completed his internship and dermatology residency training at the University of Michigan. In 2008, Dr. Gudjonsson joined the faculty of the University of Michigan Department of Dermatology. Dr. Gudjonsson sees general dermatology patients at the University of Michigan Taubman Center and directs the inpatient consultation service. Dr. Gudjonsson came to the U-M in 2003 as part of an innovative research residency training program. Building upon investigative dermatology training completed in Iceland, Dr. Gudjonsson has been performing basic immunological and genetic work on psoriasis at the U-M. Dr. Gudjonsson's primary research focus is basic immunological and genetic research on psoriasis, with projects directed at improving the diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis. Dr. Gudjonsson is the Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Emerging Scholar of the Taubman Medical Research Institute. He received the Young Investigator Award from the American Academy of Dermatology in 2007 and his work has earned several research awards, including awards from the American Skin Association, the Dermatology Foundation, Doris Duke Foundation and the NIH.

Last Updated: Jan 08, 2020


PROGRAM FACULTY

Paul Bastard, MD-PhD Student
Imagine Institute and Rockefeller University
Paris, France

Paul Bastard is a MD-PhD student in pediatrics and immunology. He works at the Necker Hospital in Paris and at the Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, headed by Jean-Laurent Casanova.  His work primarily focuses on the genetic and immunological predisposition to severe viral diseases.

Last Updated: May 10, 2021

Satveer Mahil, PhD, MRCP
St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
London, England, United Kingdom

Dr. Satveer Mahil is a Consultant Dermatologist at St John's Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK, and adjunct Senior Lecturer at King's College London, UK.
She graduated from the University of Cambridge (Gonville and Caius College), UK and completed clinical dermatology training at St John’s Institute of Dermatology. She completed a Medical Research Council-funded Ph.D., which involved using genetic information to gain novel insights into the mechanistic basis of different forms of psoriasis and define new therapeutic targets. She has a major clinical and research interest in psoriasis. She is co-director of the PsoProtect and PsoProtectMe global registries. As director of St John’s DermAcademy, she also leads the development and delivery of dermatology educational resources for healthcare professionals.

Last Updated: Mar 02, 2021

Matthew Patrick, MEng, PhD
University of Michigan Department of Dermatology
Michigan, United States

Matthew Patrick, MEng, PhD is a Research Investigator in the University of Michigan Department of Dermatology. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of York in the United Kingdom in 2014, and completed postdoctoral research training in Epidemiology and Modelling at the University of Cambridge. Dr Patrick joined the U-M Department of Dermatology in 2016 as a postdoctoral research fellow, working with Dr. Lam C. (Alex) Tsoi in the Cutaneous Bioinformatics Program. Dr Patrick's research is focused upon translational bioinformatics, particularly on providing biological inference from high dimensional data for dermatological research.

Last Updated: May 11, 2021

Zijun Wang , PhD
Michel Nussenzweig lab at Rockefeller University
New York, New York, United States

Dr. Zijun Wang completed medical school at Xiangya Medical school of Central South University, China, and Dermatology and Venereology training at the Second Xiangya Hospital. She is currently a postdoctoral associate in Michel Nussenzweig’s lab at Rockefeller University, USA. Her research interests include understanding the host immune responses to emerging pathogens including coronaviruses. Her work has been published in Nature, Science Translational Medicine and the Journal of Clinical Investigations.

Last Updated: May 21, 2021

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