Conducting world-class research in all aspects of cutaneous biology and disease. With a strong focus on teaching, research and clinical excellence, we are training future leaders in dermatology.
Formally established in 2008, the Discipline of Dermatology is situated across four clinical sites. Our academics provide clinical services and outstanding exposure to trainees to gain experience in the management of common and rare dermatological conditions and to develop research interests and participation in clinical trials. 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.
Over the past 20 years our researchers have made several important breakthroughs, many of which may lead to improved cancer treatments:
Research in this area involves the development of a dermatology transplant database which aims to collect longterm information from this group regarding:
This work is conducted by the Dermatology Department at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital who are renowned for their expertise in kidney and liver transplantation.