Discipline of Dermatology

Discipline of Dermatology

The skin is a unique organ that is prone to a vast spectrum of diseases including infections, genetic disorders, auto-immune inflammation and cancer.

The mission of the Discipline of Dermatology in the Sydney Medical School is to conduct world-class basic, translational and clinical research in all aspects of cutaneous biology and disease.

The Discipline further provides scientific training for students in skin biology, formal teaching in skin diseases for medical students as well as clinical training for dermatology registrars.


Latest News & Events

Grants 2018

NHMRC project grant: APP1143230 “Modulation of endothelial junctions as selective immunotherapy”. CIA Prof Jennifer Gamble. CIB Prof Wolfgang Weninger; 2018-2020.

Publications

Assessment of sun protective attitudes and behaviours of Australian medical students

The attitudes and behaviours of young adults towards sun protection play an important role in their future risk of skin cancer, and are thus an important target for sun safety messaging
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The Damaging Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation on the Cornea

The manuscript co-authored by Naomi Delic, Guy Lyons and Gary Halliday entitled, “The Damaging Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation on the Cornea”, published in the July/August 2017 issue of Photochemistry and Photobiology, was chosen to feature on both the cover of the journal and as a feature article on the home page of the journal

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