International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.





Clinical Professor
Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen
IPC Board Member
Professor Lone Skov is a Professor and Senior Physician in the Department of Dermatology and Allergy at Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen. Since 2004, she has served as a Professor of Clinical Dermatology at the University of Copenhagen, where she earned her PhD in Dermatology in 1997. Her primary clinical and research interests lie in inflammatory skin diseases, mainly psoriasis and atopic dermatitis, focusing on translational research and investigating comorbidities in psoriasis. Her work includes immunological studies of eczema and psoriasis, characterizing lymphocyte subtypes, their function, phenotype, and regulatory mechanisms.

Since 2013, Professor Skov has been a Coordinating Professor for a major hospital in the Copenhagen area. She holds memberships in various national and international scientific societies, including the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) and the Skin Inflammation & Psoriasis International Network (SPIN). She has served as the past president of the Danish Society of Dermato-Venerology and chair of the Group for Guidelines and Research on Psoriasis of the Danish Society for Dermatology. Internationally, she is a Board Member of the International Psoriasis Council (IPC). Professor Skov’s extensive research contributions include over 350 manuscripts published in peer-reviewed journals.
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Areas of Interest

Clinical, epidemiologic and basic research on psoriasis.

IPC Committees / Groups

Board Member, Disease Severity Working Group, Finance Committee

Languages Spoken

Danish, English

Involvement with Other Organization(s)

Some connection to the Danish patient organization for psoriasis and am part of the Global Research on the Impact of Dermatological Diseases (GRIDD) Scientific Advisory group; advisor for the Danish Medicines Council on psoriasis.