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Scientific Committee

SPIN is steered by a Scientific Committee that supervises the activities of the network and ensure its good development.


Our Scientific Committee comprises 7 executives members (including a trio of presidents) and more than 50 members, all medical experts in the field of chronic inflammatory skin diseases.

Since October 2023, SPIN presidents are supported by a Steering Committee, which comprises 4 of the 7 executive members.

Learn more about all of these members by looking at the list below!

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Boehncke Wolf-Henning


Chairman of the Dermatology Unit at Geneva University, Switzerland

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Torres Tiago


Professor of Dermatology at the Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Portugal

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Spuls Phyllis

Past President

MD, Phd, Consultant Dermatologist at The Academic Medical Centre of the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Garg Amit

Steering Committee Member

Professor and Founding Chairman for the Department of Dermatology at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra Northwell in New York City, USA

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Horvath Barbara

Steering Committee Member

MD, Phd, Chairman of the Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands

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Kolios Antonios

Steering Committee Member

Associate Professor in The Immuno-Dermatology unit in the Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland

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Prinz Jörg Christoph

Steering Committee Member

Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Univ. Jörg Christoph PRINZ, Clinic for Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany

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Balak Deepak M.W.

MD PhD MSc, Department of Dermatology of the LangeLand Ziekenhuis in Zoetermeer, The Netherlands

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Carrascosa José Manuel

Associate Professor Department of Dermatology, Universitary Hospital Germans Trias I Pujol, Badalona, Spain

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Ceovic Romana

MD, PhD, University Department of Dermatovenerology, Zagreb Clinical Hospital and School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia

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De jong

De Jong Elke

Dermatologist at University Medical Center Nijmegen St Radboud, The Netherlands

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Dhar Sandipan

Professor and Head, Department of Pediatric Dermatology, Institute of Child Health, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Doss Nejib

Head of the department of Dermatology – Military Hospital of Tunis, Professor Faculty of Medicine Tunis, Tunisia

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Elgamal Emad

Professor of Dermatology, Venereology and Andrology, Damietta Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University, New Damietta, Egypt

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Flohr Carsten

Chair in dermatology and population science, St John’s Institute of Dermatology, King’s college London, UK

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MD Franco

Franco Manuel Dario

VP of Colombian Group of Psoriasis and immune-mediated diseases (COLPSOR), Colombia

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Frez Maria Lorna

MD, Professor in Dermatology, University of the Philippines College of Medicine – Philippine General Hospital, Philippines

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Gerbens Louise

MD PhD, Department of Dermatology, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Gonzalez César

Coordinator Grupo Colombiano de Psoriasis y Artritis Psoriasica (CoLPsor), Colombia

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Gottlieb Alice

MD, PhD, Chair of Dermatology, Tufts Medical Centre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Griffiths Christopher E.M.

MD FRCP FMedSci, Professor of Dermatology, The University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, The Dermatology Centre, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK

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M Gupta

Gupta Monisha


Head of the department of Dermatology, LIverpool Hospital

Head of Phototherapy at The Skin Hospital in Westmead and Darlinghurst, Australia

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Gutermuth Jan

Professor Jan Gutermuth studied medicine at the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz/ Germany and trained in dermatology and allergology at the Humboldt University Berlin (Charité) and Technische University Munich (TUM)


Gyulai Rolland

MD, PhD, Director and chair of the Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Dermatooncology, University of Pécs, Hungary

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Hijnen Dirk Jan

MD, PhD. Erasmus MC in Rotterdam as a dermatologist, instructor and researcher, The Netherlands

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Irvine Alan

Professor in Dermatology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

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Kabashima Kenji

Chairman and Head, Department of Dermatology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

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Kemeny Lajos

Professor and Chair of the Department of Dermatology and Allergology, University of Szeged, Hungary

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King Brett

Associate Professor of Dermatology at the Department of Dermatology of Yale School of Medicine, USA

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Kumar Alur S.

Professor and Head of Department, Owaisi Hospital Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India

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Lambert Jo

Former president 2017-2020

Chair Department of Dermatology, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium

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Langley Richard

MD, FRCPC, Professor of Medicine (Dermatology) and Director of Research, Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Canada


Lebwohl Mark

MD, Sol and Clara Kest Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA

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Londoño Angela

Professor of dermatology at CES University in Medellín, Colombia

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Ly Fatimata

Ly Fatimata

Head of the Dermatology Department at the Institute of Social Hygiene in Dakar, Professor of Dermatology at the University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar, Senegal

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Mahil Satveer

Consultant Dermatologist at St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Adjunct Senior Lecturer at King’s College London, UK

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Antonio Martorell

Martorell Antonio

MD PhD, Dermatology department of Hospital de Manises, Valencia, Spain

Assistant Professor of Dermatology in the Catholic University of Medicine, Valencia, Spain

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Maul Julia-Tatjana

Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University Hospital of Zürich (USZ), Switzerland

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Morales-Sánchez Martha Alejandra

MD, Centro Dermatológico Dr. Ladislao de la Pascua, Public Health Services of Mexico city, Mexico

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Mrowietz Ulrich

MD, Head of Psoriasis-Center, Dept. of Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Germany

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Naldi Luigi

Former president 2014-2017

Director of Centro Studi GISED, Fondazione per la Ricerca Ospedale Maggiore, Bergamo, Italy

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Nast Alexander

Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Allergy, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

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Parsad Davinder

Professor at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Department of Dermatology, Nehru Hospital, Chandigarh, India

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Paul Carle

Former president 2011-2014

Chair of Department of Dermatology, Paul Sabatier University, CHU Larrey, Toulouse, France

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Puig Luis

MD, PhD, Department of Dermatology, Hospital de la Sanat Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain

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Seneschal Julien

Professor of Dermatology at the Department of Dermatology, National Reference Center for Rare Skin Diseases, University of Bordeaux

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Skov Lone

Professor, Consultant, Department of Dermato-Allergology, Gentofte Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

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Thaçi Diamant

Professor and Head Comprehensive Center for Inflammation Medicine, University Luebeck, Germany

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Pr Thomas

Thomas Jayakar

Emeritus Professor, The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, India

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Tiplica George-Sorin

Professor, Head of Dermatology 2, Colentina Hospital at Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania


Valiukeviciene Skaidra

Professor and Head of the Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania

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Van de kerkhof

Van de Kerkhof Peter

Chief of the Department of Dermatology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands

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Van Geel Nanja

MD, PhD, Department of Dermatology, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium

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Vestergaard Christian

Aarhus University Hospital | AUH · Department of Dermatology, Denmark

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Warren Richard

NIHR Clinical Senior Lecturer in Dermatology, Dermatology Centre, University of Manchester, Honorary Consultant Dermatologist Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK

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Zheng Min

Professor and Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China

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