Chia-Yu Chu, MD
Member of the Editorial Board
Dr. Chia-Yu CHU is currently Professor of Dermatology at National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan and also the President of Taiwanese Dermatological Association (TDA). His main research interests include drug eruptions, urticaria, atopic dermatitis, and autoimmune blistering diseases. During 2008-2010, he was a Visiting Professor in the University of Paris XII. Since 2007, he joined the RegiSCAR group and became the steering committee member to establish the diagnostic criteria and treatment guidelines for severe cutaneous adverse drug reactions for more than 10 years. In the past 15 years, he has been involved in many clinical trials including novel treatments for atopic dermatitis, urticaria, pemphigus and pemphigoid. He also collaborated with several international research groups to investigate the basic immunologic mechanisms, natural history, and disease burden of urticaria and atopic dermatitis. He is also involved in the management of cancer targeted therapy-related skin toxicities, and development of novel anti-IgE treatments for urticaria and atopic dermatitis. As a dermatologist specialized in immunology and allergy, he has published more than 19 book/chapters and 180 articles about atopic dermatitis, drug eruption, urticaria, autoimmune blistering diseases, chemokines/cytokines and cancer progression, and contact dermatitis.