Dr. Curdin Conrad is Professor of Dermatology and head of policlinic and the center for psoriasis at Lausanne University Hospital in Switzerland. He received his MD training at the University of Zurich, where he also participated at the Postgraduate Course of Experimental Medicine and Biology. After his training in Dermatology, he was research fellow at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Conrad has a strong interest – from basic science to translational research and the clinic – in inflammatory skin diseases, adaptive and innate immunity, and targeted immunotherapies. He has fundamentally contributed to today’s understanding of the pathogenesis of psoriasis and has received several scientific awards for his basic and translational research. Over the years, Dr Conrad has actively been involved in the teaching of evidence-based clinical and scientific dermatology and immunology.