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International Investigative Dermatology (IID) Meeting

IID 2013 in Edinburgh, Scotland

The International Investigative Dermatology (IID)  Meeting takes place every five years and is a joint effort by the three sister societies: European Society for Dermatological Research (ESDR), Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology (JSID), and Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID). In an IID year the IID takes the place of each Society’s annual meeting to share the latest information on cutaneous biology and skin diseases.

2013 International Investigative Dermatology (IID) Trainee Retreat

Thank you to the following SID sponsors for their support of the 2013 IID Trainee Retreat!

Program Objectives
Participants had the opportunity to meet with an international group of leaders in the field of dermatologic research. 
They discussed advantages of careers in research and opportunities for advancement in academic careers. 

The Retreat sessions focused on the following:
  • How to build a research career in academics;
  • What differences in this process exist between member societies;
  • How collaborative research is conducted;
  • Working in multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Role of Mentorship in research.