Vincent Piguet#


Vincent Piguet
Email:vincent.piguet 'at' utoronto.ca
Membership Number:4521
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:CANADA
Section:CLINICAL & VETERINARY SCIENCE
Username:vpiguet
Elected:2017
Homepage: http://medicine.cf.ac.uk/infect-immun



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2018 Professor and Department Division Director, Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • 2015 - 2018 Director, Division of Infection & Immunity. 190 FTE + 99PhD/MD Students. Cardiff University, School of Medicine
  • 2011 - 2015 Director, Institute of Infection & Immunity. 170 FTE + 70 PhD/MD Students. Cardiff University, School of Medicine
  • 2010 Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Cardiff University
  • 2010 Consultant Dermatologist at the Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Wales
  • 2010 Consultant Dermatologist - University Hospital of Geneva, Department of Dermatology
  • 2009 - 2010 Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University Hospital of Geneva
  • 2003 - 2009 Honorary Consultant Dermatologist - Dermatology and Venereology Department University Hospital of Geneva
  • 2003 - 2009 Professeur Adjoint Suppléant “Affilié Clinique”, University Geneva Medical School
  • 2001 - 2003 Snr Specialist Registrar Clinician-researcher Department of Dermatology & Venereology, University Hospital Geneva
  • 1999 - 2001 Specialist Registrar (SpR) post, Department of Dermatology & Venereology, University Hospital of Geneva
  • 1995-1998 MD-PhD Scholarship (SNF)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Dermatology
  • Dendritic cells and their subsets
  • HIV and mucosal transmission
  • Vaccination
  • Psoriasis
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa

Honours and Awards
  • 2016 President-Elect of European Dermatology Forum
  • 2015 Executive Board Member and Treasurer of the European Dermatology Forum
  • 2014 ACCEA (NHS Bronze Award) awarded by the Department of Health for outstanding services to medicine.
  • 2014 Merit Award, Worshipful Livery Company of Wales, the society of arts and science in Wales.
  • 2014 FRCP London
  • 2014 Rudi Cormane Lecture, ESDR
  • 2012 Honorary Professor of China Medical University
  • 2010 President of the European Society for Dermatology Research
  • 2007 - 2009 Appointed as Secretary-Treasurer of the European Society for Dermatology Research
  • 2006 Human Frontier Science Program Grant Award. Infectious Synapse and Transmission of Disease
  • 2006 Appointed as Executive Committee Board Member of the European Society for Dermatology Research
  • 2005 Appointed as Board Member of the European Society for Dermatology Research
  • 2004 Leenaards Prize for research “Global analysis of melanoma transcriptome for the development of new anti-cancer vaccines”
  • 2003 Professor SNF position: “The Role of Dendritic Cells in HIV pathogenesis”
  • 1998 Pfizer prize for research in infectious diseases: “HIV-1 Nef and Immune Evasion: Towards a better understanding of HIV”.
  • 1996 - 1999 MD-PhD Grant from the Swiss National Foundation for Science (FNRS)
  • 1995 - 1996 Scholarship and Member of Foundation for Talented Students, Zürich
  • 1995 - 1996 Scholarship from Janggen-Pohn Foundation, St-Gallen
  • 1989 Valedictorian

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