Kazumitsu Sugiura is a professor and chairman in the Department of Dermatology at Fujita Health University School of Medicine. He graduated from Nagoya University and received a medical degree in 1994. Dr. Sugiura trained for two years in molecular biology in the Department of Anatomy III at Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine. In 1999, he received his Ph.D. from the Department of Dermatology at Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine. He studied autoimmunity at the Autoimmune Disease Center of The Scripps Research Institute as a research fellow for three years, then moved on to become an assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry II at Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine. In 2002, Dr. Sugiura returned to Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine in the Department of Dermatology. In 2016, he began his current position at Fujita Health University. His research interests include genodermatoses, inflammatory keratinization diseases, and autoimmune diseases.