Dr. Tiago Torres is a Professor of Dermatology at the Abel Salazar Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Porto. He received his medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, completed a residency program in Dermatology and Venereology at Centro Hospitalar do Porto, and finished his PhD thesis in 2014 studying the role of psoriasis-associated systemic inflammation in atherosclerosis. Currently, he is the Head of the Psoriasis Unit and Clinical Trials Unit of the Department of Dermatology of Centro Hospitalar do Porto. Tiago Torres has been involved in the development of national guidelines for the treatment of psoriasis, has received the “Juvenal Esteves” Prize from the Portuguese Society of Dermatology and Venereology with research projects in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in 2011, 2013, 2017, and 2018, and he is the present President of the Portuguese Group of Psoriasis. Tiago Torres is a member of SPIN and GRAPPA and serves as Associate Editor of Acta Medica Portuguesa, Portuguese Journal of Dermatology and Drugs in Context and belongs to the Editorial Board of Drugs and the Foundation Rene Touraine’s book Therapeutics In Dermatology and has been the editor of the Portuguese book Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis. His main research topics in dermatology are immunodermatology, immunology, and immunopharmacology of psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.
Areas of Interest
Comorbidities, therapy, and registries.
IPC Committees / Groups
Involvement with Other Organization(s)
Regular collaboration with the Portuguese Psoriasis Patients Association; currently is President of the Portuguese group of Psoriasis, and member of the guidelines committee.