Dr. Kristian Reich is a Scientific Advisor in Dermatology with TFS since 2015 and Professor for Translational Research in Inflammatory Skin Diseases at the Institute for Health Services Research in Dermatology and Nursing, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf.
In addition, he is founder and medical director of Skinflammation, Hamburg, a center specialized in clinical research, patient care and medical education. Since 2013 he is also partner at the Dermatologikum Berlin. The main areas of clinical expertise of the dermatologist and allergologist are autoimmune diseases, atopic dermatitis and allergies, psoriasis and related disorders.
Reich studied German Literature, Philosophy and Medicine in Freiburg and München and worked as resident in Internal Medicine and Clinical Immunology at the Klinikum Rechts der Isar of the Technische Universität München and the Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen. He participated as research fellow in programs on T cell activation and new drug development in cooperation with the Department of Cancer Immunology and Aids, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston and the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles. Reich finished his doctoral thesis in mucosal immunology with summa cum laude 1995 in Munich and his Habilitation (PhD equivalent) in skin immunology following his final exam as consultant dermatologist in Göttingen.
In 2003 he was appointed University Professor and Vice Director of the Dermatology Department at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. He published more than 300 articles in international peer-reviewed journals, Prof. Reich chairs the scientific committee of the German Psoriasis Registry PsoBest and is member of the board of PsoNet e.V. He is also board member of the ProDerma foundation Hamburg and the Alfred-Marchionini foundation. He is counselor of the International Psoriasis Council and the International Eczema Council. Prof. Reich received numerous prices and rewards.