Professor Dedee Murrell is Chair of the Department of Dermatology at St George Hospital at the University of NSW in Sydney. She studied in the United Kingdom and the United States of America (USA) and holds a doctorate on the pathogenesis of blistering disorders, her main subspecialty interest.
Professor Murrell’s current research focusses on the development and validation of clinical outcome measures for Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) and the autoimmune blistering diseases to enable clinical trials to proceed in these orphan diseases.
She has trained over 50 international Fellows and mentees in her department since 1996 from the USA, Canada, England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Korea, China and the Philippines. Professor Murrell was elected an International Honorary Member of the American Dermatologic Association in 2008, is President of the 2021 International Congress of Dermatology (ICD) 2021 and is passionate about international collaboration.