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The Dermatology Department are delighted to announce that PathXL Digital Pathology teaching software is now available as an integral part of the MSc in Clinical Dermatology. Students have access to an extensive library of digital histopathology slides of dermatological skin conditions. Within each image, is possible to zoom and pan to view any area at […]

The Psorisais 360 app now includes a DLQI calculator which was developed in collaboration with the Department of Dermatology at Cardiff University and provides valuable insight into the impact of psoriasis on quality of life. Download free at

Cardiff’s Dr Ausama Atwan has issued warnings to British doctors about the danger of misdiagnosing leprosy. The disease is extremely rare in Europe, however a small number of cases occur every year in people who have lived overseas, particularly in South Asia. Dr Atwan will outline the concerns at the Glasgow conference of the British […]

Please note, the iPhone app is no longer available, however a web-app version is available here, which is compatible with all smartphones. The Virtual Dermatoscope is a fun and interactive mobile app aimed at medical practitioners with some knowledge of dermoscopy, who would like to practise and hone their skills. There is a selection of […]

Cardiff’s Dermatology Professor Vincent Piguet is president of the European Society for Dermatological Research (ESDR). He published the following article in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology to mark the fortieth birthday of the organisation: Systemic Mentoring on Three Continents ESDR: many mentoring opportunities for young investigators The European Society for Dermatological Research (ESDR) celebrated its […]

Former Cardiff dermatology professor, Prof Ronald Marks writes: Cardiff has many distinctions. A visually delightful Capital City by the sea, the home of superb opera with an exciting Millennium Performance Centre, a passion and proficiency at rugby with another Millennium Centre – the stadium in the centre of the city. Add to these delights a […]