Doctor Catherine Smith is a Professor of Dermatology and Therapeutics and Consultant Dermatologist at St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, Kings College London and Guys and St. Thomas’ Hospital. She co-directs the Skin Therapy Research Unit and is also a lead clinician in national specialized services for adults with severe psoriasis. Her clinical and research interests focus on inflammatory skin disease and translational medicine, extending from biomarker discovery through to interventional studies (phase II-IV), and involve major national and international collaboration. She also has a major interest in guideline development and implementation in the UK and Europe with the aim of bringing research findings into clinical practice.
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Involvement with Other Organization(s)
Partnered with the United Kingdom’s patient organisation (Psoriasis Association) on several large project grants; spoken at their events; hold regular PPI events in the United Kingdom; co-ordinating patient representation on a European Union funded biomarker programme of research in psoriasis and atopic dermatitis (a number of organisations involved); have served as an expert for the European Medicines Agency (EMA).