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Jan D. Bos was born in Leiden (The Netherlands) in 1951 and studied medicine in Rotterdam. He was appointed to the Chair of the Department of Dermatology at the Academic Medical Center (AMC) University of Amsterdam in 1990. Jan Bos was the successor of Prof. Rudi Cormane who had died unexpectedly in 1987 at the age of 62 years. Jan Bos was trained by Rudi Cormane, who was also the promoter of his thesis entitled ‘Immunological aspects of syphilis’(1981).


ESDR is offering opportunities to apply for travel awards within Europe to further dermatological research. Grants of up to EUR 10'000 will be available per successful applicant.

1) Goals

(i) To develop and progress the research career of both clinical and non-clinical researchers within the field of dermatological research, and

(ii) To introduce new techniques or skills to your current research interest.

2) Types of training

Deadline: 27 February 2020 Eligibility criteria:
- aged 40 or under at 1 April 2020
- ESDR member

The ESDR is offering 3 awards to young European-based researchers wishing to attend SID 2020 in Scottsdale, USA from 13-16 May 2020

About JID

The Journal of Investigative Dermatology (JID) is the official journal of the ESDR and SID. JID publishes papers describing original research on all aspects of cutaneous biology and skin disease. All ESDR members receive a print copy of the JID as well as access through this website.