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Dr. Jan Dutz


Scientist, Level 2, CFRI
Associate Professor, Division of Dermatology and Skin Science, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Dr. Jan Dutz received his B. Sc. in Biology from the University of Toronto and his MD degree from Queen's University. He continued with postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology (University of Toronto) and Dermatology (UBC).

Dr. Dutz has been the recipient of numerous honours and grants for research and investigation, and has co-authored over 30 scientific journal publications and 25 journal abstracts, as well as several chapters in books.

Dr. Dutz's practice includes a Connective Tissue Disease clinic, and he is one of a few physicians in North America to be both certified and maintain active clinical interest in both Rheumatology and Dermatology. He has been awarded for his teaching and in the connections he brings to linking basic science discoveries and clinical dermatology. His current interests are skin immunization, melanoma, diabetes and alopecia areata.

Dr. Dutz is the Coordinator of Resident Research for the UBC Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, and the focus of his laboratory is to study the skin immune system and its participation in autoimmune disease.


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