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IL-17 Pathogenesis of Psoriasis Masterclass

IL-17 Pathogenesis of Psoriasis Masterclass

7:30PM - 8:30PM Thursday 14th July 2022

IL-17 Pathogenesis of Psoriasis Masterclass

Join Dr John Frew for a masterclass on IL-17 pathogenesis of Psoriasis. The masterclass will cover current practice and future management options on the near and far horizon.


Dr john frew MBBS (Hons), MMed (Clin Epi), MSc, FACD

Dr John Frew is a fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and a globally recognised researcher in Hidradenitis Suppurativa. He completed his medical degree (with Honours) from the University of New South Wales in 2009, followed by a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology from the University of Sydney in 2011, followed by the completion of his dermatology specialist training in 2016.

Dr Frew recently completed a highly competitive post-doctoral fellowship at the prestigious Rockefeller University in New York City (2018-2020) (under the guidance of Professor James Krueger), identifying immunological pathways and novel therapies for the treatment of Hidradenitis Suppurativa.

Dr Frew currently holds a staff specialist position at Liverpool Hospital and is a conjoint lecturer at the University of New South Wales, supervising dermatology trainees and postgraduate research students.

Dr Frew is an active dermatological researcher and internationally recognised leader in Hidradenitis Suppurativa / Acne Inversa and the current president of the Asia-Pacific Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation (APHiS). He has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and has contributed to numerous international dermatology and immunology textbooks. He has been invited to deliver lectures at the American Academy of Dermatology and prestigious medical schools, including Weill Cornell Medical School in New York City.


meet the Host


Assoc. Prof Johannes Kern is a dermatologist and dermatopathologist, and was trained in skin surgery at the University of Freiburg (Germany). He successfully completed the Skin Health Institute’s Advanced Surgical Training Program and is accredited for advanced surgery.

He has an interest in nail disease including surgery of the nail unit. He is a Consultant Dermatologist and Head of Clinical Research Dermatology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne.

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