St George Hospital, Sydney and UNSW Australia
Professor Dedee Murrell is Chair of the Department of Dermatology at St George Hospital, University of NSW, in Sydney, Australia. She completed medical training at Cambridge and Oxford Universities, 3 years of internal medicine in the UK and USA, dermatology training at UNC-Chapel Hill, a fellowship in dermatopharmacology at Duke, blistering diseases and cell biology at New York University, and then became a clinical scholar at Rockefeller University, focussing on epidermolysis bullosa. She holds a doctorate on the pathogenesis of blistering disorders, her main subspecialty interest, and her current research focusses on the development and validation of clinical outcome measures for EB and the Autoimmune blistering diseases to enable clinical trials to proceed in these orphan diseases. She is the editor of 4 textbooks on blistering diseases and over 270 peer reviewed papers, and founding Co-Editor of the International Journal of Women's Dermatology. She is the President of the Australasian Society for Dermatology Research (ASDR), whose meeting is occurring Thurs-Friday prior to the ACD2021 in Melbourne.