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Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

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Medical Director
Lynde Dermatology and Lynderm Research
Dr. Charles Lynde is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto and holds a clinical teaching position at the University Health Network. He is the Medical Director of Lynde Institute for Dermatology and Lynderm Research. The Lynde Institute for Dermatology is a full-service interdisciplinary dermatology clinic. After receiving his BSc and MD degrees at the University of Toronto, Dr. Lynde studied Dermatology at the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto, receiving his Board Certification (Canada and United States) in 1983. Lynderm Research is under the guidance of Dr. Lynde as principal investigator for more than 30 years and over 300 clinical trials. He is actively involved in the management of psoriasis, rosacea, onychomycosis, acne, and atopic dermatitis among other dermatological conditions. Dr. Lynde has authored over 200 peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Lynde has served in various roles for the CDA and AAD, including President of the Canadian Dermatology Association. He is the Editor of the CDA eBulletin and sits on the editorial boards of several journals and provides extensive consulting as well as being on the advisory boards of many pharmaceutical companies.
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Areas of Interest

Clinical researcher / Principal Investigator essentially all clinical trials surrounding PsO.

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Involvement with Other Organization(s)

Serves on the boards of the Canadian Psoriasis Network and the Canadian Skin Patient Alliance.