Jan Gutermuth, MD, PhD
Member of the Editorial Board
Professor Jan Gutermuth studied medicine at the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz/ Germany and trained in dermatology and allergology at the Humboldt University Berlin (Charité) and Technische University Munich (TUM). After a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Cancer Institute/ NIH, he served as physician and scientific group leader at the Department of Dermatology and Allergology of the TUM and the TUM Center for Allergy and Environment (ZAUM) and the Helmholtz Center Munich. In 2013, he was appointed Professor and Chairman of the Department of Dermatology of the Vrije Universiteit, Brussel, Belgium.
His interest lies in immunodermatoses, especially atopic dermatitis and their modulation using specific and non-specific immunotherapy. Current projects address the role of autoreactivity in type 2 immune mediated diseases. Professor Gutermuth serves on the Immunology Board of the European Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) and is a member of the Royal Belgian Society of Dermatology and the Belgian Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology. He also serves on the Editorial Board of the International Archives of Allergy and Immunology (IAAI). He has received a number of scientific awards from the European Society of Dermatological Research (ESDR), EAACI, and the German Society for Dermatological Research (ADF).