rich emollient used in the management of eczema, psoriasis and other dry skin conditions.

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Anne@Acne PSP

About Anne@Acne PSP

Anne is a skin microbiologist with a lifelong interest in the pathogenesis and treatment of acne. She worked for many years as a Principal Research Fellow in the Faculty of Biological Sciences at the University of Leeds where she was a founder member of Professor Bill Cunliffe’s world leading acne research team. Her area of special interest was antibiotic resistance in skin bacteria. Anne is now semi-retired and joined the Department of Dermatology at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust group two years ago from industry, having spent six years as Scientific Director of a university spin-out company (Syntopix now Evocutis plc) dedicated to developing novel topical antimicrobials as alternatives to antibiotics. She is currently Project Manager for the James Lind Alliance Acne Priority Setting Partnership and is engaged in a number of other acne-related research projects.

An insiders view of acne research?


I conducted my first research on acne in 1974 as a final year undergraduate.  At that time, I had mild facial acne, which would persist, although I didn’t know it then, until I became pregnant, aged 37, in 1990.  I’m … Continue reading