Journal of Investigative Dermatology
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- PreviewBiomedical research includes basic research on mechanisms underlying the function of organisms and clinical or patient-oriented research to produce knowledge for preventing and treating illness (National Research Council (US) Committee for Monitoring the Nation’s Changing Needs for Biomedical, Behavioral, and Clinical Personnel, 2005). In response to emerging concerns decades ago about the relative lack of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for clinical research (Nathan and Wilson, 2003; Williams et al., 1997; Wyngaarden, 1979), efforts were made to support clinical investigators, including initiating the K23 award for career development in clinical research (Teo, 2009; Zerhouni, 2003).
2023 Marks the First International Societies for Investigative Dermatology Meeting in TokyoPreviewIn May of 2013, the Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology (JSID), the European Society for Dermatological Research (ESDR), and the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a new organization, the International Societies for Investigative Dermatology (ISID) (Amagai et al., 2014). The goal of the ISID was to unite all societies worldwide that are focused on investigative dermatology and cutaneous biology. It was our collective vision that such an organization would enhance scientific collaboration and jointly sponsor an abstract-driven, peer-reviewed meeting every 5 years.
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