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Prof Kenji Kabashima
Chair, Professor,
Department of Dermatology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine; Principal Investigator, Skin Research Institute of Singapore/SIgN,
Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR)
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Professor Kabashima was born in Japan in 1970. He graduated from Kyoto University in 1996 and was trained in Medicine/Dermatology at the United States Naval Hospital in Yokosuka Japan, Kyoto University Hospital, and University of Washington Medical Center. He started research on bioactive lipid mediators at Kyoto University, which led to a PhD (under Prof. Shuh Narumiya). Then he studied at the Department of Dermatology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine (Prof. Yoshiki Miyachi), UCSF (Prof. Jason Cyster), and University of Occupational and Environmental Health (Prof. Yoshiki Tokura). Currently, he is a chair/professor at the Department of Dermatology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan, a principal investigator at the SRIS/SIgN, Singapore, and visiting consultant at the National Skin Centre, Singapore. His main interests include the mechanism of inflammatory skin diseases (atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, and psoriasis) and 3D-visualization of the skin using two-photon microscopy. His hobbies are marathon (sub 3hr), trail running (Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc 170 km), climbing, and travelling.

 

 

Programme Details

Day 2, 08 October 2021 , Friday,
Innovation in Clinical Care
Track : Biologics Revolution in Skin (Broadcast Date - 28 Jan 2022)
Topic : Pruritus In Atopic Dermatitis: IL-31 And Other Mediators
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