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EADV 2021 Highlights website

30 October, 2021

The EADV congress marks 30 years of science in the field of dermatology. They have created a highlight website with a selection of content from some of the most exciting presentations given this year. This includes conference summaries, posters, presentations with expert opinions from international experts.


Call for group leaders

6 July, 2021

The LEO Foundation Skin Immunology Research Center (SIC) will recruit 1-2 group leaders during 2021-22. We now welcome letters of interest from scientists with an outstanding track record and innovative vision for a new independent research group within the area of skin immunology.

Download letter for application details

SIC addresses fundamental research questions within modern immunology and aims to become a platform for world-leading studies in skin immunology and inflammation. The new group leaders will establish independent research programmes within the field of immunology and skin biology/disease. The primary criteria for future group leaders are excellence in fundamental research and/or translational research and a genuine interest in interacting with other researchers at the centre in order to develop it as a research centre of excellence.

Candidates’ background includes an MD, PhD or equivalent degree, postdoctoral training and a strong track record of publications and as corresponding author published in leading journals. International networks and experience, such as training in high-quality institutions and universities globally, are meriting. Applicants must qualify for a professorship or associate professorship at the University of Copenhagen.

They offer:

  • A generous package, including salary, support for other personnel and consumables.
  • Attractive modern laboratory and offices in the heart of Copenhagen.
  • Access to cutting-edge technologies through shared-resource platforms and staff expertise in flow cytometry, single-cell sequencing, genomics, imaging and data analytics.
  • A vibrant scientific community with a strong internal synergy suited for easy collaboration and exchange with other centres and departments at the University of Copenhagen and the greater Danish scientific community.

About the centre
The LEO Foundation Skin Immunology Research Center was founded in 2019 based on a ten-year grant. It is a vibrant, internationally diverse and ambitious research environment with state-of-the-art facilities and technologies located at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen. The location on the twelfth floor of the Maersk Tower is ideal for collaboration and exchange with other centres and departments within the faculty and Copenhagen science community.

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ILDS donation to the WHO COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

9 June, 2021

The ILDS donated $100,000 to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. The donation is on behalf of the 195 ILDS member organisations (including ESCD) which collectively represent over 200,000 dermatologists from around the world.

This donation directly supports the work of WHO and partners to help countries prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, especially where needs are greatest.

Read the press release


EADV funding opportunities

3 March, 2021

Call for research fellowship

The EADV funds a Research Fellowship, to enable junior dermatologist-venereologists and junior scientists from across Europe, the opportunity to undertake research training in a high-quality academic centre abroad.

More details and apply
Application deadline: 1 April 2021


Call for project proposals

he EADV, through the Project Proposal Review Committee, supports excellence in research through its dedicated Project Proposal programme. Find out more about the 100,000 euro grant available to make your research idea a published reality.

More details and apply
Application deadline: 1 April 2021

Vichy Exposome Grant deadline extended

1 March, 2021

The deadline for application for the Vichy Exposome Grant has been extended to 31 March 2021.

The Vichy Exposome Grant created & supported by VICHY Laboratoires is intended to promote and encourage research to characterize the skin exposome.

3 regional research grants of €15,000 each are awarded to projects originating from one of the following regions:

  • Asia / Oceania
  • Europe / North America
  • Latin America / Africa / Middle East

To learn more about the Vichy Exposome Grant and apply, please visit

EAACI-ESCD SAM is online for 2020

11 February, 2021

The leading European skin allergy meeting, SAM, is digital this year, taking place on 12–13 March 2021.

The meeting provides up-to-date information for clinicians, covering basic, translational and clinical aspects on atopic dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, mast cell driven diseases, cutaneous drug allergy, anaphylaxis, food allergy and the skin, hand eczema and occupational eczema, among others. We welcome acclaimed experts presenting keynote lectures.

ESCD members save €85. Please join us and register.


Wiley unplanned maintenance

17 December, 2020

Access to the journal is unavailable due to technical issues. Wiley tell me their developers are working on this.

Payment problems

24 November, 2020

We are working with Stripe to resolve the current payment problems. We will update you once this works again.