Dermatology, Immunology & Inflammatory Diseases

Tailored solutions from experienced professionals you can trust

At TFS HealthScience, the Dermatology, Immunology and Inflammatory Disease team specializes in managing clinical development phases I-IV and patient recruitment in multiple indications. We partner with you to develop a regulatory and operational strategy tailored to your specific trial’s requirements, then deliver all the scientific and medical aspects of your clinical program to help ensure market success.

Our internal experts and global network of key opinion leaders (KOLs) provide support in site start-up, patient access, referral, recruitment and retention, and investigator identification at global, regional, and local levels.

Trusted science, quality, and passion

Many customers originally came to TFS based on our reputation for dermatologically-experienced resources and delivery of high-quality clinical development services. They stay with us because we listen, and we deliver solutions on-time and on-budget.

  • Track record of delivering nearly 250 studies in more than 20 countries

  • Global network of KOLs combined with a network of more than 6,000 sites and nearly 60,000 patients and our own in-house experts and clinic

  • Specially-trained full-service operations team including project managers, physicians, start-up teams, CRAs, data managers, statisticians, and medical monitors

  • In-house clinical study site dedicated to dermatology trials

Expertise at your service

From protocol design to submission of study documents, TFS is a source of top scientific, medical, regulatory, and operational expertise. The quality of our full-service portfolio is built on the expertise of our team: scientific advisors, regulatory strategists, and research professionals, all focused on your project’s success.

Case Study: Phase IIIb Trial in Adolescent Patients with Plaque Psoriasis

TFS provided a full-service business solution which was pivotal in support of the client’s need for efficient study management of at high-quality standard.

Study Phase: IIIb
Indication: Plaque psoriasis
Number of Patients: 130
Sites: 20

Read about the challenges and TFS solution

Our dermatology, immunology and inflammatory disease (DIID) indication experience includes:

DIID indications:
  • Acne
  • Actinic keratosis
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Eczema
  • Epidermolysis bullosa
  • Folliculitis
  • Hemangioma
  • Blisters
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa
  • Melanoma
  • Onychomycosis
  • Pruritus
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrhea
  • Skin infections
  • Sweat gland disorders
  • Urticaria
  • Warts
Aesthetics indications:
  • Baldness/hair loss
  • Canthal lines
  • Cellulite/Fat reduction
  • Collagen
  • Facial volume loss
  • Glabellar lines
  • Skin rejuvenation
  • Wrinkles
Wound indications:
  • Burns
  • Chronic wounds
  • Diabetic foot ulcer
  • Scarring
  • Wound care
  • Wound healing
Rheumatology and Allergy Indications
  • Chronic inflammation
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies

TFS-owned in-house clinic in Hamburg, Germany

  • Specializes in dermatology clinical studies
  • Accelerates trials in difficult indications
  • Leverages practical experience from clinical practice into the CRO environment
  • Includes >10 dedicated team members (investigators and study nurses / coordinators)
  • Conducts >20 studies/year in various indications and study phases
  • Maintains active database of >3,000 patients
  • Supports studies with professional recruitment tools and advertising
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Your team for dermatology, immunology & inflammatory disease trials

  • Elizabeth Baldauf, PhD, MBA


    • Proven global team leader and customer champion, ensuring effective, high-quality program delivery and customer satisfaction
    • Extensive experience in global project management and operational delivery including oversight of several dermatology clinical development programs
    • More then 25 years' experience in the life sciences industry at both CROs and pharmaceutical companies as well as operating a successful independent consultancy

We listen to deliver

From big-picture strategy to implementation of the smallest detail, we demonstrate our expertise at every stage of the clinical development process. We are just as thorough when working with our clients—talk to us about your project.

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