Stephen I Katz, MD/PhD International Lectureship Award
Brian Kim, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Title: Neuroimmune Regulation of Itch
Dr. Kim’s laboratory focuses on the regulatory mechanisms that underlie skin inflammation and the sensation of itch as a model paradigm of neuroimmunology. He has >80 peer-reviewed publications, multiple NIH grants, designed pivotal clinical trials, and is an inventor of multiple itch-centered technologies. His research in neuroimmune regulation of itch and atopic dermatitis has led to awards and funding from the NIH, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, American Skin Association, American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Clinical Investigation, American Dermatological Association, and International League of Dermatological Societies. He holds a patent for the use of JAK inhibitors for chronic itch. He is on the scientific advisory board for Abrax Japan, Granular Therapeutics, Recens Medical, National Eczema Association, and Cell Reports Medicine.
Social Media: @itchdoctor; https://www.briankimlab.org