International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

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Hôpital Saint-Louis, Imagine Institute for Human Genetic Diseases, Paris Cité University
Professor Hervé Bachelez is a professor at the Department of Dermatology of the Saint-Louis University Hospital in Paris, France. Since 2004, Professor Bachelez has been a Full Professor of Clinical Dermatology at the Université Paris-Diderot/Université de Paris, where he received his PhD in Immunology in 1999. Professor Bachelez’s clinical and research activities focus on inflammatory skin diseases, mainly psoriasis and psoriasis-related diseases, hidradenitis suppurativa, and lichen planus. He is conducting his basic and translational research at the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM U1163) in the Laboratory of Genetics of Skin Diseases at the Imagine Institute for Human Genetic Diseases in Necker Hospital, Paris. His areas of scientific research include immunogenetics and molecular mechanisms of the aforementioned immune-mediated and inflammatory skin diseases. Professor Bachelez has received several scientific awards, including the Robert Degos Award. He is a member of several national and international scientific societies, including the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) and the European Dermatology Forum (EDF). He is the past president of the French Society for Dermatological Research and the Group for Research on Psoriasis of the French Society for Dermatology. Internationally, he is a Board Member of the International Psoriasis Council (IPC) and the past president of the European Society for Dermatological Research (ESDR). Professor Bachelez has published over 295 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Clinical Investigation, the Lancet, and Arthritis and Rheumatism as a leading author.
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Areas of Interest

Immunopathology and immunogenetics, translational research, and clinical trials.

IPC Committees / Groups

Board President, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Governance Committee, Generalized Pustular Psoriasis Working Group, Strategic Planning Committee

Languages Spoken

English, French

Involvement with Other Organization(s)

Professor Bachelez serves on the Scientific Board of the French Psoriasis Group (GRPSO) and is a reviewer for the Swiss National Research Fund, Medical Research Council, and French National Research Agency (ANR).