Confirmed: The 2023 Montagna Symposium on the Biology of Skin will be hosted in-person.



KEYNOTE: Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D. (NIH/NIAMS)
“Title to be confirmed”

Robert L. Modlin, M.D. (University of Los Angeles, California)
“Linking immune cell programming and cell death responses to microbial activity”

Daniel Kaplan, M.D., Ph.D. (University of Pittsburgh)
“Cutaneous neurons modulating immune responses”

Isaac Chiu, Ph.D. (Harvard University)
“Neuro-immune interactions in host defense”

Annemieke de Jong, Ph.D. (Columbia University)
“Recognition of bacterial lipids by human T cells through CD1a”

Richard Gallo, M.D., Ph.D. (University of California, San Diego)
“Pathogen response in the skin”

Heidi Kong, M.D., M.H.Sc. (NIH / NIAMS)
“The Microbiome in Human Skin Disease”

Keisuke (Chris) Nagao, M.D., Ph.D. (NIH / NIAMS)
“Intersection of tissue, immunity and the microbiota in skin”

John O’Shea, M.D. (NIH / NIAMS)
“Neuropeptides and cytokines; basic biology to therapeutics”

Johann Gudjonsson, M.D., Ph.D. (University of Michigan)

Shurti Naik, Ph.D. (University of New York, School of Medicine)
“Immune-epithelial crosstalk in skin inflammation and repair”

Michel Gilliet, M.D. (Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland)
“Targeting immune pathways in inflammatory diseases”

Niroshana Anandasabapathy, M.D., Ph.D. (Weill Cornell Medicine)
“Cancer immune surveillance in tissues: where it begins and ends”

Shadmehr Demehri, M.D., Ph.D. (Harvard University)
“Epithelium-derived alarmin role in skin cancer immunoprevention”

Teri Greiling, M.D., Ph.D. (Oregon Health & Science University)
“Lupus and the microbiota”

Laura Mackay, Ph.D. (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
“Local Immune Protection by CD8+ Tissue-Resident Memory T Cells”

Eynav Klechevsky, Ph.D. (Washington University in St. Louis)
“Regulation and dysregulation of Immune Responses by human skin dendritic cell subsets”

Emma Taylor, M.D. (Naked Biome Inc.)
“Live Biologic Therapeutics Applications in Dermatology”