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Welcome to Professor Johannes Kern

Prof Johannes Kern, new joint appointment for Monash
College and Alfred Well being

From Professor Terry O’Brien and Affiliate Professor Douglas Gin

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Johannes Kern (MD, PhD, ICDP-UEMS (Dermpath), FEBDV, FACD) to the joint medical educational appointment between Alfred Well being and Monash College as Professor and Deputy Director, Dermatology. He’s additionally Vice President and Board Director of the Pores and skin Well being Institute.

Johannes is an excellent educational dermatologist, who’s an internationally acknowledged knowledgeable for his analysis into inflammatory and autoimmune pores and skin illnesses, and dermatological medical trials. He’s at the moment Head of Analysis within the Division of Dermatology on the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Honorary Scientific Professor within the Division of Drugs, The College of Melbourne. Professor Kern graduated together with his MD from the College of Freiburg in Germany the place he educated as a Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist, and his PhD from The Spemann Graduate Faculty of Biology and Drugs in Freiburg (2010). He was licensed by the German and European Boards as a Dermatologist in 2012, and Dermato-pathologist in 2014. He then relocated to Melbourne and obtained his Fellowship of The Australasian Faculty of Dermatologists in 2016.

Since coming to Melbourne, Professor Kern has established an excellent translational multidisciplinary analysis program, which includes preclinical and medical research, and is extremely collaborative nationally and internationally. He has been the Principal Investigator on >56 Part I, II and III medical trials of recent and modern therapies in dermatology (>20 ongoing). He has revealed greater than 80 peer-reviewed papers in main medical journals, together with The Lancet, The Journal of Scientific Investigation, Molecular Remedy and JAMA Dermatology, which have been cited ~2500 occasions (H-Index 27). He has obtained >$5 million in funding for his analysis program. He has management roles in a number of societies and committees, together with being a Board member of the Australasian Society for Dermatological Analysis and Convenor of the 2021 Annual Scientific Assembly in Melbourne.

Prof. Kern will considerably add construct to the vital mass of medical trial analysis lead by Affiliate Professor Douglas Gin, and educational dermatology analysis lead by Affiliate Professor Tori Mar on this Precinct. Professor Kern specifically will construct the capability and exercise in dermatological medical trials, and likewise cross-disciplinary analysis with others within the precinct researching immune-mediated dermatological reactions to medicines and illnesses.

Please be part of us in congratulating Johannes on his appointment, and welcome him to the Alfred and Monash College. He’ll start his appointment on the seventh of November and his workplace might be on the South finish of the sixth Flooring of the Alfred Middle (subsequent to Alex Boussioutas).

Prof Terry O’Brien (Head Central Scientific Faculty, Monash College), Prof Alex Boussioutas (Program Director, Particular Drugs, Alfred Well being) A/Prof Douglas Gin (Director of Dermatology, Alfred Well being).


About Monash College

Monash College is Australia’s largest college with greater than 80,000 college students. Within the 60 years since its basis, it has developed a status for world-leading high-impact analysis, high quality instructing, and provoking innovation.

With 4 campuses in Australia and a presence in Malaysia, China, India, Indonesia and Italy, it is among the most internationalized Australian universities.

As a number one worldwide medical analysis college with the biggest medical college in Australia and integration with main Australian instructing hospitals, we constantly rank within the high 50 universities worldwide for medical, pre-clinical and well being sciences.

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