José-Manuel Carrascosa is Clinical Chief at the Department of Dermatology, Hospital Universitario Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, in Barcelona, Spain, and has been Associate Professor at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona since 2009. He earned his MD degree at the Hospital Clínic i Provincial de Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona, in 1991 and his PhD degree at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in 2006. Professor Carrascosa is responsible for the Psoriasis, Phototherapy/Photobiology, Contact Dermatitis and Eczema Department and the Psoriasis Unit at the Hospital Universitario Germans Trias i Pujol. He has been Principal Investigator/Clinical Investigator in 38 research projects/clinical trials, many of them multinational, multicentre studies related to biological therapies in psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. Professor Carrascosa has authored or co-authored 144 articles in journals on dermatology or other medical specialties. He was Editor-in-Chief of Acta Dermosifiliograficas from 2010 to 2014 and is currently a reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Investigative Dermatology, The Lancet, Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, British Journal of Dermatology, Journal of Crohn's and Colitis, Journal of Dermatological Science, and Biodrugs. He has been the Chairperson at 26 local and international meetings and has invited to give more than 200 lectures (national/ international) at conferences, symposia, and other events. Professor Carrascosa is the Secretary of the Spanish Group of Psoriasis of the Spanish Academy of Dermatology. Moreover, he has been a member of the scientific board of SPIN (Skin Inflammation & Psoriasis International Network) since 2015 and was on the organizing committee of the 2019 SPIN meeting in Paris.
EM-17380 - Date of preparation: September 2019