DermTech Appoints Dr. Gerald Krueger to Scientific Advisory Board

September 11, 2017
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DermTech, Inc. has appointed Gerald G. Krueger, MD, to its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Krueger is Professor of Dermatology and Edna Benning Presidential Endowed Chair at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT. He received his medical degree from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, CA, and later completed his residency in dermatology at the University of Colorado.

Dr. Krueger is the recipient of the Taub International Award for Psoriasis Research and a National Psoriasis Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award.  He has also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Medical Society of Medical Dermatology and in 2016 was awarded the Presidential Citation for Psoriasis Research by the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Krueger is a world-renowned expert in the area of psoriasis, whose research interests involve the study of new agents targeting pathways that lead to psoriasis and the discovery of genes that lead to various forms of psoriasis. His work has been published in several leading peer-reviewed journals, including Nature Genetics and the New England Journal of Medicine. He currently serves as Chairman Emeritus on the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation.

"Dr. Krueger's knowledge and experience in the field of psoriasis will serve as an invaluable addition to DermTech's efforts in developing non-invasive gene expression tests for inflammatory skin conditions and will enrich its Scientific Advisory Board with a unique perspective," said Dr. Burkhard Jansen, DermTech's Chief Medical Officer.

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