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526 Superior Avenue East
Cleveland, OH 44113-1800 USA
The Society for Investigative Dermatology is an independent, non-profit professional organization dedicated to fostering and advancing research of cutaneous biology and diseases of the skin, hair, nails, and mucous membranes. The Society has an international membership of scientists, physicians, and biomedical professionals-in-training working in academia, industry, and government, and includes practicing dermatologists and members of the lay community interested in skin-related research. The Society provides leadership that represents its members by promoting the pursuit of excellence and the dissemination of information regarding cutaneous biology. The Society serves as an advocate and resource for increasing public and government awareness of the needs for, and advances resulting from, cutaneous biologic research; expanding the participation of various research constituencies interested in cutaneous biology; and encouraging and supporting the scientific areas of young investigators. The Society supports, organizes and directs meetings dedicated to the presentation of new research findings, exchange of information, education of its members, and the advancement of scientific interaction of its various constituencies. The Society fosters interaction and participatory exchange with other professional organizations and societies, which share common interests and concerns. The Society publishes "The Journal of Investigative Dermatology."
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