CANTERBURY, England, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Creabilis SA, a late stage European dermatology company with a focus on chronic pruritus (itch), today announces that it has appointed Professor Gil Yosipovitch and Professor Praveen Anand to its Scientific Advisory Board.
Gil Yosipovitch is the newly announced Chair of the Department of Dermatology and Director of the Temple Itch Center at Temple University School of Medicine, and is one of the world's renowned experts in pruritus. He was formerly Professor of Dermatology, Neurobiology and Anatomy and Regenerative Medicine at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
Professor Yosipovitch`s major clinical interest is pruritus, and his research focuses on the neurophysiology of itch. He chaired the first International Workshop for the Study of Itch in Singapore in 2001 and is the founder and past president of the International Forum for the Study of Itch (IFSI), which is a multidisciplinary international association of clinicians and researchers dedicated to improving the understanding of itch.
Professor Yosipovitch serves on the Editorial board of seven dermatology journals including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD), Experimental Dermatology and Acta Dermatol Venereol. He has been awarded several prestigious awards including the Rothschild Foundation award, and the Leo Foundation award in 2012 for research on itch. He has an MD from the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel- Aviv University, Israel.
Praveen Anand is Professor of Clinical Neurology and Head of the Centre for Clinical Translation at Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College London, UK. Professor Anand is an internationally recognised scientist and clinical researcher in chronic pain. His research
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