SID Rising Star Lecture
The 2018 Rising Stars Lectures celebrate the best of emerging dermatological science throughout the world. Program committees from SID, JSID and ESDR have selected one prominent young researcher engaged in high-impact science in their respective regions to provide a short overview on their current work.
Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Michigan and Director of Inpatient Dermatology and Consultation. He is also the Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Emerging Scholar of the Taubman Medical Research Institute. Dr. Gudjonsson is a graduate of the University of Iceland Medical School and completed his Internship and Dermatology Residency Training at the University of Michigan. Dr. Gudjonsson’s laboratory is focused on the intersection between genetics and immunology, and he has published over 100 peer-reviewed publications in journals such as Nature Immunology, Nature Genetics, Journal of Clinical Investigation and Journal of Investigative Dermatology. He received the Young Investigator Award from the American Academy of Dermatology in 2007 and his work has earned several research awards, including awards from the American Skin Association, National Psoriasis Foundation, the Dermatology Foundation, Pfizer Aspire Award, Doris Duke Foundation and the NIH.