John E. Harris, MD, PhD

Panelist | 19th Annual SOCS Scientific Symposium

Dr. Harris is Chair of Dermatology, Director of the Autoimmune Therapeutics Institute, and Director of the Vitiligo Clinic and Research Center at UMass Chan Medical School. He is a dermatologist and physician-scientist, caring for patients in a vitiligo specialty clinic and running a research laboratory focused on understanding disease pathogenesis and developing new treatments. His group integrates basic, translational, and clinical research strategies to accomplish this. As a result, clinical trials in vitiligo have shown success. Dr. Harris founded Villaris Therapeutics (acquired by Incyte in 2022) and 3 other companies to develop treatments for inflammatory skin diseases.

Newsletter Icon

Research Award

Click here for more information on the Valeant Research Award.

Learn More

Curtis Icon

Cutis Journal

Read published peer-reviewed articles written your by Skin of Color Society members

Newsletter Icon

Join Our Newsletter

Stay up-to-date on the latest news and happenings related to The Skin of Color Society.

Did you know Icon

Did You Know

Skin of color patients comprise the majority in California, New Mexico and Texas…and soon will be the majority in Arizona, Nevada, Georgia, New York and Florida.

By 2042, more than 50% of the US population will have skin of color.