EADV Guest Lecture

Masayuki Amagai

Title: Unraveling the Mysteries of Skin Barrier Dysfunctions and Allergies
Date: Saturday 7 September 2024
Time: 9.30-10.00 CET


Masayuki Amagai, M.D., Ph.D. is Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, Keio University School of Medicine (2005- ), and Vice President for Research, Keio University (2021- ). He served as Dean of Keio University School of Medicine from 2017 to 2021. He is also Team Leader, Laboratory for Skin Homeostasis, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (2013- ). He did a postdoctoral fellowship at Dermatology Branch, NCI, NIH with Dr. John R. Stanley (1989-1992). Dr. Amagai has served professional societies in leadership positions, including as President of Japanese Dermatological Association (2018-24), President of Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology (2012-14), and Secretary of International Societies for Investigative Dermatology (2019- 24). He has also been serving in several international journals, including as Consulting Editor for the Journal of Clinical Investigation (2007- ) and Section Editor for Journal of Investigative Dermatology (2002-2017). He is an International Member of the National Academy of Medicine USA (2016- ) and a Council Member of Science Council of Japan (2018- ).


Dr. Amagai’s clinical and research interests center on autoimmune and allergic skin diseases, skin barrier, and skin immunology. Specifically, he has been studying the pathophysiological mechanisms of pemphigus, peripheral tolerance, the skin barrier homeostasis, and the impact of impaired skin barrier on the onset of atopic dermatitis and other allergic disorders.


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