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About SPIN

SPIN – Skin Inflammation & Psoriasis International Network is an action for professionals and patients initiated by the FRT - Fondation René Touraine, an international non-profit and non-governmental charity dedicated to support therapeutic progress in dermatology.

SPIN brings together a scientific committee of around 50 members, 100 national representatives, 70 patients associations, and 4500 dermatologists from 100 countries.

This network was initiated by a group of European experts in Psoriasis. It has grown throughout the years by welcoming more experts in this area but also new ones in Atopic Dermatitis (since 2017) ,in Vitiligo (since 2020), and in Alopecia & Hidradenitis Suppurativa since 2022.


Our Mission

SPIN’s mission is to improve the quality of healthcare for patients suffering from chronic inflammatory skin diseases, while developing national and international collaborations in the field of skin inflammation.

Its goal is to raise awareness for the immune-mediated inflammation diseases it covers but also to build bridges between them.

Its actions are developped according to 3 axes as displayed in the strategic framework above.

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About SPIN

SPIN was initiated in 2004 as PIN – Psoriasis International Network by the FRT - Fondation René Touraine, a non-profit and a non-governmental organisation dedicated to support therapeutic progress in dermatology by fostering international collaborations.

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SPIN is open to partnerships with pharmaceutical industries & public Institutions for specific and occasional educational and research actions (studies, surveys, symposia and congresses) and other collaborative projects. Each proposition shall be submitted to the SPIN Committee for approval.

If you are willing to know more about our partnership opportunities, please send us a message.