Dr. Neil Rajan M.D. PhD is a principal investigator and honorary consultant dermatologist. He is passionate about translational research in rare genetic skin disease. His basic science research programme is coupled with the delivery of early phase clinical trials in rare disease, an exemplar of which is the TRAC study in CYLD cutaneous syndrome, where he was chief investigator. He has >80 peer reviewed publications in Lancet Oncology, Oncogene, JAMA Dermatology, Nature Communications and Science.
Patient partnership is central to his work. He developed a new adult dermatogenetics service in Newcastle and works with patients to design patient relevant clinical trial outcomes. His research group engages with the public and patients at events such as Rare Disease Day.