David J. Atherton
Javier del Boz
Lucero Noguera Morel
Johannes Hendrik Sillevis Smitt
Dirk Van Gysel
David J Atherton
David was the UK’s first full-time children’s dermatologist at the time of his appointment to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in 1982. He created a department able to provide specialised services for children with every type of serious skin problem. He also worked at St John’s Institute of Dermatology.
He was active in the establishment of a British Society for Paediatric Dermatology, of which he was the first president. He also worked closely with many patient support groups, particularly DEBRA (epidermolysis bullosa) and Caring Matters Now (congenital melanocytic naevi). His main clinical interests have been eczema, epidermolysis bullosa and congenital melanocytic naevi.
David resigned from the UK’s National Health Service in 2008 but continues to see children privately at the Cromwell Hospital in London.
David’s wife is a Chinese doctor practising traditional Chinese medicine. He has 4 sons. He enjoys tennis.
Department of Paediatric Dermatology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
Eulalia Baselga is currently the Clinical Director of the Pediatric Dermatology Unit, Director of the Vascular Clinic at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain and Associate Professor at Univesidad Autónoma de Barcelona. Dr. Baselga has authored over 115 articles in International journals and over 17 chapters in books. She is member of the Spanish Society for Paediatric Dermatology, American Academy of Dermatology, Society for Pediatric Dermatolog, European Academy of Paediatric Dermatology, Sociedad Latinoamericana de Dermatologia Pediatrica. She is on the editorial board of Actas Dermo-Sifiligroficas, and Pediatric Dermatology.
Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Clinical Research Centre for Hair and Skin Science
Charité-Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
Ulrike Blume-Peytavi is Professor and Executive Medical Director of the Department of Dermatology and Allergy and Director of the Clinical Research Center for Hair and Skin Science (CRC) and the Paediatric Dermatology Unit at the Charité-Universitätsmedizin in Berlin, Germany. Her clinical research interests comprise innovative topical dermatotherapy, hair disorders and paediatric dermatology. She obtained her medical degree in 1987 followed by a clinical research position in Sophia Antipolis and at the University Hospital in Nice, France. She specialized in dermatology, venerology and allergology and became University-Professor at the Department of Dermatology at the Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin in 2001. Prof. Blume-Peytavi is author respectively co-author of more than two hundred forty scientific original publications, has contributed several book chapters, is editor of the Textbook on Hair Growth and Disorders and currently publishing an “Atlas of Pediatric Dermatology” in Germany. She is an active member of several national and international societies; International Honorary Member of the American Dermatological Association, founder member and past president of the European Women’s Dermatologic Society, past president of the European Hair Research Society and past president of the German Association of Paediatric Dermatology.
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, M.D., Spain
Doctor of medicine and surgery (PhD) Universidad Alcalá, Madrid.
Residence in Dermatology, Hospital y Cajal, Madrid
Director of Laser Unit of the Dermatology Department, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Madrid
MBA (Master in Bussines Administration), UNED, Madrid
Medical Director of Clínica Biolaser La Moraleja, Madrid
Asociate Professor of Dermatology, Universidad Alcalá de Henares, Madrid
Editorial Board “Actas Dermosifilográficas”. International Reviewer of many dermatological and laser journals
More than 100 publications in medical journals and books.
Faculty member of many national and International dermatology and laser meetings
Research work in lasers and vascular anomalies.
Born in 1941. 4 children and 6 grand children as a small contribution to Pediatrics. Professor of Pediatric Dermatology in the Bari University till 2011, October, 31. Editor of the European Journal of Pediatric Dermatology. Second president of ESPD (1987-2000). First president of the Italian Society for Pediatric Dermatology (2000-2003). Moderator of the Italian Forum of Pediatric Dermatology. Honorary member of the French and Argentinian Society of Dermatology.
Javier del Boz
Residency in Dermatology (2004-2008) in Carlos Haya Hospital, Malaga, Spain.
Since 2008 specialist in Dermatology in Hospital Costa del Sol (Marbella, Spain), in charge of the Hyperhidrosis and Pediatric Dermatology units and tutor for residents in Dermatology.
Doctor in Medicine (Malaga University) in 2011.
Member of the European Society of Pediatric Dermatology and the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.
Over 50 publications in national and international Dermatology and Pediatrics journals.
Reviewer for different national and international Dermatology journals.
Organizer and speaker of multiple accredited courses of Pediatric Dermatology and Hyperhidrosis.
M.D., Full Professor of Dermatology and Venereology
April 22, 1950; Milan, Italy
Head, Pediatric Dermatology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda “Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico”
Clinica Dermatologica, Via Pace, 9 – 20122 Milano (ITALY)
University of Milan Medical School, M.D., 1968-1974 (“magna cum laude”)
Medical Licensure: Milan, 1975
Board Certification: Specialist in Dermatology and Venereology, Milan 1977
Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Venereology, 1997 - 2001
Full Professor of Dermatology and Venereology, 2001 – Present
Genodermatoses, Angiomas, Atopic Dermatitis, Nevi, History of Dermatology
AWARDS AND HONORS
ISPD First Prize (ex aequo) World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology, 1990.
« Jean Louis Alibert » Lectureship Award, EADV 2010
L'Oréal & Galderma International Award for Social Responsibility in Dermatology – Seoul WCD 2011
Dr Glover is a Consultant Paediatric Dermatologist and Head of Clinical Service at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. The diagnosis and management of vascular anomalies constitutes a large part of the work of the department. The Hospital is the primary centre for Vascular Anomalies in the UK.
Ramon Grimalt, MD, PhD (Terrassa, Spain 1965), Licensed in Medicine and Surgery (1989), Specialist in Dermatology (1994) (UNESCO code 320106), Doctor (PhD) in Medicine and Surgery (1995) and Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Barcelona (2000) and Associated Professor, Senior Lecturer and Coordinator Professor of Dermatology at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (2012)
His PhD thesis obtained the highest punctuation under the title: “Non Langerhans’ cell histiocytosis in children (...) 153 cases”
He has trained in the University of Barcelona (Spain), University of Illinois (USA) and Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy).
He worked as an expert member of the (SCCP) Scientific Committee for Consumer Products at the European Community in Bruxelles (2004-2008)
1- Teaching activityp> He is currently Associate Professor of Dermatology at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya.
Has participated as an invited lecturer in more than 80 international congresses.
Has participated as an invited lecturer in 60 national congresses.
He has been chairman or co-chairman in 40 internationals congresses.
He has presented his work in more than 100 international and more than 90 national congresses.
Other teaching merit: He is peer reviewer of 10 scientific journals, he has been Associated Editor of the Medical Journal “Medicina Cutanea Ibero Latina Americana”, has organized 22 medical congresses and is member of 18 scientific societies.
He is able to lecture in 5 different languages. English, Spanish, French, Italian and Catalan.
2- Research Activity: divided in 4 investigator lines.
1- Cutaneous lymphoma (Università di Milano): 5 scientific papers and 1 scholarship
2- Cosmetics. 4 International congresses. 3 book chapters. 5 National Congresses. 1 scholarship.
4- Histiocytosis:10 publications, and the doctoral thesis.
5- Hair Dysplasia. Scanning Electron Microscopy. 8 papers, 3 book chapters and 2 books.
3- His 3 main fields of interest are:
1-Pediatric Dermatology. Has more than 60 papers. He has been reelected (8 years) General Secretary of the European Society for Paediatric Dermatology. Has been President of the ESPD for 4 years also.
2-Tricology. Has written 2 books about hair one of them translated to Chinese. He is member of the Board of the European Hair Research Society.
3-Cosmetics. Has lectured in several congresses about cosmetics. Has written 3 book chapters. He participates in the Grupo Español de Cosmètica y Terapéutica. He will lecture in the next World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology (Rome, July 2004) on Hair Cosmetics in Children.
9 books as author or co-author
43 chapters in a book
1 medical translation from the English to Spanish of a hair cosmetics book
He has been editor of 9 Monograph
Has written 78 articles with impact factor. Total IF: 171,278
Has written 45 articles without IF.
5- Scholarships and awards: Has obtained 10 scholarships and 3 awards
6- Other: Interest in medical web development. He created the web o f the Department of Dermatology at the UB and is now and active blogger.
John Harper is Professor of Paediatric Dermatology at the Institute of Child Health, University College London and Honorary Consultant at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. He was Chairman of the British Society for Paediatric Dermatology from 1988 to 1991 and President of the European Society for Pediatric Dermatology from 1993 to 1996. Harper’s Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology is internationally recognised as the gold standard text for the specialty.
Raoul Hennekam is working as professor of Paediatrics and Translational Genetics in the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He was trained both a s paediatrician and as clinical geneticist. Between 2005 and 2010 he worked in London at the Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital as professor of Clinical Genetics and Dysmorphology.
Main scientific interests include intellectual disabilities, autism and other behavioural characteristics of syndromes, connective tissue disorders, and (molecular) dysmorphology. He is member of the Dutch Health Council, EUCERD, European Research Council, European Editor of American Journal of Medical Genetics and of the European Journal of Medical Genetics, author of >500 papers in peer-reviewed journals (H-index 69) and 26 chapters in international texts, co-chair of the international Morphology Nomenclature Committee, and senior editor of ‘Gorlin’s Syndromes of the Head and Neck’.
Stephanie Christen-Zäch is Assistant Professor and head of the pediatric dermatology unit at the departments of dermatology and pediatrics at the University Hospital Lausanne. She received her medical degree from Basel University, followed by a residency in dermatology and venereology at the University of Basel and Lausanne.
She is a board certified dermatologist and performed a fellowship in dermatopathology at the Harvard Medical School with Philippe McKee. For three years she was a fellow in pediatric dermatology at the Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago with Amy Paller and Anthony Mancini and graduated at the Northwestern University in the field of Clinical and Translational Research.
She received diverse awards and numerous research grants. She is currently Treasurer of the ESPD, an active member of the European task force on atopic dermatitis, the Swiss Group for Vascular Anomalies in Children, the Northwestern University Clinical and the Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS), as well as past President of the Swiss group for pediatric dermatology. Her translational research focus is on atopic dermatitis.
Talia Kakourou is a consultant pediatric dermatologist in the First Pediatric Department of Athens University at Aghia Sophia Children’s Hospital, Athens, Greece since 1990.
She specialized in Pediatrics in Athens and in Dermatology / Pediatric Dermatology at «Syngros Hospital for skin diseases» in Athens and at «St Thomas’s Hospital» and « Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children» in London. She is the author of several book-chapters and papers in peer-reviewed journals in the field of pediatric dermatology. She has participated as a lecturer and/or chairperson in several National, European and World congresses. She is one of the founders of the Hellenic Society of Pediatric Dermatology and presently the secretary of the society. She is a board member of the European Society for Pediatric Dermatology (ESPD) since 1999. She was the secretary of the ESPD between 2008 and 2010 and the president of the ESPD between 2010 and 2012. She was the secretary of the 9th congress of the ESPD held in Athens in May, 15-17, 2008. She organized the 2nd ESPD Summer School on board in the Agean Sea between 3-6th June 2011.
Veronica Kinsler is Consultant Paediatric Dermatologist and the Academic Lead Clinician in the paediatric dermatology department at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH), and Principal Investigator and Wellcome Trust Fellow in the Genetics and Genomic Medicine unit in the UCL Institute of Child Health. She studied medicine at Cambridge before completing higher specialist training in paediatric dermatology, and a PhD in molecular genetics at UCL. She specialises in Mosaic and Pigmentary skin disorders.
Head of Pediatric Plastic Surgery Division and Founder of the Vascular Anomalies Center at La Paz Children´s Hospital . Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Madrid. Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies (ISSVA). Member of the Expert Pannel of the International Union of Angiology. Founder of the Spanish Society of Vascular Anomalies . Director of the Medical Advisory Committee of Gorham´s Disease Association , member of the Scientific Committee of the Neurofibromatosis Association and member of the Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevus Global Council . Director of the Committee of Vascular Tumors at the Spanish Society of Pediatric Oncology. Author of 125 articles and 26 book chapters in the field of Pediatric Dermatologic Surgery.
Anna Martinez has been a consultant in Paediatric Dermatology at Great Ormond Street since 2003. She trained at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and completed her paediatric training in North London.
Since her appointment, Anna has led a National Service for Epidermolysis Bullosa and specialises in the management of difficult eczema, haemangiomas, vascular malformations and genetic disorders of the skin. Anna publishes extensively on a wide range of topics in Paediatric Dermatology and is a Principal Investigator in a number of clinical trials recognized by her recent National Institute for Health Research Principle Investigator Award
John McGrath holds the Mary Dunhill Chair in Cutaneous Medicine at King’s College London and is Head of the Genetic Skin Disease Unit, as well as Honorary Consultant Dermatologist at St John’s Institute of Dermatology, the Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London. He has prominent national and international roles in co-ordinating and conducting clinical and translational research studies for inherited skin diseases. He is also the current president of the European Dermatology Forum. His professional goals are to unravel the mysteries of human genetic skin diseases, discover new disease genes and mutations, improve genotype-phenotype associations, and extend the benefits of genetic research into clinical improvements for patients, especially through clinical trials of novel cell and gene-based therapies.
Dermatologist since 1990, head of clinic at the university hospital of Leuven, Belgium, responsible for pediatric dermatology. Main interest pediatric allergic diseases (atopic dermatitis, auto-immune and auto-inflammatory diseases), and genodermatoses. Author of almost 100 articles, mainly in pediatric dermatology. Past president of the Belgian Society of Pediatric dermatology.
Professor Miloš Nikolić, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatovenereology, University of Belgrade
Director, Clinic of Dermatovenerology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade
Head, Division of Pediatric Dermatology, Clinic of Dermatovenereology, Belgrade
|1981-1986||Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade - MD (Summa cum laude, 9.93/10.00)|
|1993||Specialty Board exam: dermatovenereologist, University of Belgrade (Cum laude)|
|1995||PhD, University of Belgrade|
|1996-2008||Associate Professor of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade|
|2008-present||Full Professor of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade|
|1998-present||Head, Pediatric Dermatology Unit, Clinic for Dermatovenereology, Clinical Center of Serbia|
|2001-2009||Chairman, Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade|
|2015-present||Chairman, Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade|
|2016-present||Director, Clinic of Dermatovenereology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade|
OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
|2003-2009||President, Section of Dermatovenereology, Serbian Medical Society|
|2011-2015||President, Serbian Association of Dermatovenereologists|
|1996-1998||1996-1998.1 Editor-in-Chief, ACTA DERMATOVENEROLOGICA IUGOSLAVICA|
|2008-present||Member, Editorial Board, Serbian Journal of Dermatovenereology|
|2009||President, 18th Congress of the Serbian Association of Dermatovenereologists, Belgrade|
|2014||Vice Chairman, 11th EADV Spring Symposium, Belgrade|
55 articles in journals indexed in CC and/or SCI, 30 articles in other peer-reviewed national/international journals, 10 in extenso articles reported during international congresses, 75 in extenso articles reported during national congresses/symposia, 350 abstracts from international congresses, 305 abstracts from national congresses, 7 textbooks, 15 chapters in textbooks, 7 chapters in monographs. Citation indices: 798 citations, h-index 15, i10-index 25
MOST IMPORTANT INVITED LECTURES IN INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES AND SYMPOSIA:
|2010||Speckled antinuclear antibodies in keratinocytes – what does it mean? 7th Spring EADV Symposium, Cavtat|
|2010||Juvenile pemphigoid. 10th Congress of the European Society for Pediatric Dermatology, Lausanne|
|2010||Infantile acne. 10th Congress of the European Society for Pediatric Dermatology, Lausanne|
|2010||ANCA-associated autoimmune diseases induced by antithyroid drugs: comparison with idiopathic ANCA vasculitides. 19th Congress of the EADV, Gothenburg|
|2012||Autoimmune bullous diseases in childhood. 11th Congress of the European Society for Pediatric Dermatology, Istanbul|
|2012||Toxic epidermal necrolysis in children. 9th Spring EADV Symposium, Verona|
|2013||Vasculitis and vasculopathy, 10th Spring EADV Symposium, Krakow|
|2013||Clinico-pathological and laboratory features of propylthiouracil-induced necrotizing cutaneous vasculitis with cryoglobulins and multispecific ANCA. 10th Spring EADV Symposium, Krakow|
|2013||Update on juvenile dermatomyositis. 12th World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology, Madrid|
|2013||Toxic epidermal necrolysis – how to diagnose how to treat. 22nd EADV Congress, Istanbul|
|2014||Wegener's granulomatosis in children. 11th Spring EADV Symposium, Belgrade|
|2014||Juvenile dermatomyositis: How to diagnose and how to treat? 23rd EADV Congress, Amsterdam|
|2015||Serology and histology in the diagnosis of vasculitis, 12th EADV Spring Symposium, Valencia|
|2015||SCLE and SLE. 24th EADV Congress, Copenhagen|
|2016||Vasculitis versus vasculopathy 25th EADV Congress|
English, French, German, Serbian
Lucero Noguera Morel
Staff member of the Department of Dermatology at the Hospital Infantil Universitario Niño Jesús, Madrid, Spain
Graduated in Medicine in 2005 and trained in Pediatrics in Asunción (2006-2008) and completed her Residency in Dermatology in Madrid at the Hospital Universitario La Paz. (2009-2013)Post-MIR training in Pediatric Dermatology at the Hospital Infantil Universitario Niño Jesús, Madrid, Spain. (2013-2014)
Member of the Spanish Academy of Dermatology (AEDV) and the Spanish Group for Pediatric Dermatology
Johannes Hendrik Sillevis Smitt
Started in 1983 as general dermatologist with special interest in paediatric dermatology. Now working as senior consultant in paediatric dermatology and as head of the subdepartment of Paediatric Dermatology in the department of Dermatology of the Academic Medical Center (AMC) Amsterdam. Also senior consultant paediatric dermatology of the Department of Dermatology in the Free University Medical Center (VUmc) Amsterdam.
PhD in 1992 with the subject: " Dermatological and immunological aspects of congenital immune disorders ".Other positions:
- Board member of the European Society of Pediatric Dermatology (ESPD)
- Chairman of the Dutch task force on Genodermatoses.
- Advisory board member in the Paediatric Dermatology task force of the Dutch Society of Dermatology and Venereology
- Member of the medical advisory board of two patient associations (Dutch atopic dermatitis [VMCE] and Dutch Ehlers Danlos [VED] patient associations)
Research topics of special interest:
Primary immunodeficiencies, genodermatoses, and vascular tumors and malformations.
Prof. Zsuzsanna Szalai is pediatrician and dermatologist, she is the head of the department of dermatology of Heim Pál Children’s Hospital in Budapest, Hungary. She performed her PhD thesis at the Genetic Institute of Semmeilweis University. Her main interest was the keratin disorders and keratin 9 mutation. Her habiliation process had been performed in 2013. The hemangioma, vascular malformations and beta-blokker therapy had been investigated. Honorary professorship had been given by the University of Szeged in 2015.
Member, and Board member of ESPD, secretary 2005-2007; president of ESPD 2007-2009 Member and Board member of the Hungarian Society of Dermatology; Head of the Workshop for Pediatric Dermatology of Hungarian Society of Dermatology; Member of EADV; Member of Hungarian Society of Pediatricians; Member of the Workshop for Contact dermatitis of Hungarian Dermatological Society; Member of the Workshop for epidermolysis bullosa; Member of editorial board of Journal of “Gyermekorvos továbbképzés”; Member of the clinical investigator board, and scientific board of Heim Pál Children’s Hospital; Member of the editorial board of European Journal of Pediatric Dermatology.
She had been awarded the Kaposi memory medal in 2009. She was the scientific organiser of the ESPD Congres Budapest in 2005.
|function||former senior consultant|
|title||professor emeritus, M. D.|
|born||August 20, 1951|
speaker and coordinator of a national network for ichthyoses and related keratinization disorders
Major clinical activities concern involvement with pediatric dermatology and genetic keratinization disorders such as ichthyosis, principal investigator for clinical trials with respect to ichthyosis.
Research into biology of ichthyosis and psoriasis genetics. Currently major work concerns the pathogenesis of congenital ichthyosis and pre-clinical development an enzyme replacement therapy for transglutaminase-1 deficient autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis .
|2013||Successful topical enzyme replacement therapy for transglutaminase-1 deficiency in a skin humanized mouse model|
|2010||Consensus classification for ichthyosis|
|2006||Molecular and biochemical elucidation of bathing suit ichthyosis|
|2003||Molecular and biochemical elucidation of self healing collodion baby|
|1998||Biochemical activity assay to measure transglutaminase-1 in the skin|
|1989||English language textbook “The ichthyoses”, Springer Verlag, Berlin|
Dirk Van Gysel
Dirk Van Gysel qualified as a pediatrician at the University of Leuven in Belgium and further subspecialised in pediatric dermatology at the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam the Netherlands.
He obtained his PhD at the University of Ghent in Belgium in 2009 with the “Aalst Allergy Study”.
He started his professional career in the Department of Pediatrics of the O.L.Vrouw Hospital Aalst in Belgium in 1993 and was promoted to head of the department in 1994.
He has been treasurer of the European Society for Pediatric Dermatology between 2004 and 2012 and is still board member of this society.
He has published several book-chapters and journal articles in peer-reviewed journals in the field of allergy, pediatrics and pediatric dermatology.
He has lectured in several national, European and world congresses and training courses.
He acts as a referee of several international journals in the field of pediatrics and pediatric dermatology.
His current main areas of interest are related to exanthems, mastocytosis and diaper dermatitis.