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Detlef Zillikens, 1958-2022

Detlef Zillikens, 1958-2022

The ESDR regrets to inform its community that Detlef Zillikens, Professor and Chair of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Schleswig Holstein in Lubeck, Germany, passed away on 19 September 2022. He had been unwell since earlier this year. He was 64.

About The ESDR

The European Society for Dermatological Research (ESDR), founded in 1970, is a non-profit organization promoting basic and clinical science related to dermatology. The ESDR is the largest investigative dermatology society in Europe with a current membership of over 1200.

By supporting investigative dermatology, the ESDR contributes towards improving the health of patients suffering from skin and venereal disease. Applications of recent scientific advances have produced diagnostic and therapeutic innovations in dermatological practice, particularly in genetics, skin cancer, allergic skin disease, infectious disease and autoimmune diseases.

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The Journal of Investigative Dermatology (JID) is the official journal of the ESDR and SID. JID publishes papers describing original research on all aspects of cutaneous biology and skin disease. Topics include biochemistry, biophysics, cell regulation, carcinogenesis, skin structure, extracellular matrix, genetics, immunology, melanocyte biology, microbiology, molecular and cell biology, pathology, physiology, pharmacology, photobiology, percutaneous absorption, clinical research, epidemiology and other population-based research.

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