Kilian Eyerich is chair and professor at the Department of Dermatology and Venerology of the University of Freiburg, Germany, as well as guest professor at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. He was previously Heisenberg professor for Dermato-Immunology at the Technical University Munich, Germany. His scientific interest is the interaction of adaptive immune cells and resident epithelial cells in inflammatory skin diseases. His vision is to revise the disease ontology of inflammatory and autoimmune skin diseases based on a clinically meaningfull molecular basis. Kilian Eyerich is PI in numerous translational research projects and clinical trials in the field. He has published more than 150 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine as well as journals of the Nature and Science group. His work received numerous awards such as two European Research Council grants and a Heisenberg professorship. He serves as board member and advisor of numerous academic and private scientific organisations such as being deputy editor of the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.