Jouni Uitto, M.D., Ph.D.
Member of Scientific Advisory Board
Jouni Uitto is a Professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Chair of the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology at The Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and has served there since 1986. He is also Director of the Jefferson Institute of Molecular Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University.
Dr. Uitto is internationally recognized for his research on connective tissue biochemistry and molecular biology in relation to cutaneous diseases and skin aging. Dr Uitto’s publications include (as of 3/2021) 743 original articles in peer-reviewed journals, 340 textbook chapters and review articles, and 1046 abstracts on presentations at national and international meetings.
Dr. Uitto received both his M.D. and his Ph.D. in medical biochemistry from the University of Helsinki, Finland; he completed his residency training in dermatology at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.