Doctor Pink is a consultant dermatologist and the Director of the adult Clinical Trials Unit at St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London. He is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at King’s College London, ex-Honorary Secretary of the St John’s Dermatological Society, a Councilor with the International Psoriasis Council, Chair of the Annual UK Dermatology Course for Consultants and regularly acts as a NICE clinical expert. His clinical and academic interests focus on inflammatory skin disease and translational medicine, primarily in psoriasis and eczema. Andrew has helped to develop a national multi-disciplinary eczema service and a very active trials unit (phase II-IV) at St. John’s. He has acted as CI on multiple trials examining novel therapies emerging in psoriasis and eczema and is the Chief Investigator for the BEACON trial, a large UK platform trial designed to assess the comparative effectiveness of systemic therapies for moderate to severe eczema in adults.
Areas of Interest
Main interest – Clinical trial design and completion (Clinical trial lead at my centre – novel therapeutics for psoriasis and pustular psoriasis). Other interests – Clinical observational research, registry work, genetic/ personalization research (with Jonathan Barker and Catherine Smith).
Involvement with Other Organization(s)
Acted as clinical expert for NICE review of biologic therapies for psoriasis.