Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Dr. Harris is the Chair of Dermatology, Founding Director of the Vitiligo Clinic and Research Center, and Founding Director of the Autoimmune Therapeutics Institute at UMass Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is a dermatologist and physician-scientist, caring for patients in a vitiligo specialty clinic and running a large research laboratory focused on understanding disease pathogenesis and developing new treatments. His group integrates basic, translational, and clinical research strategies to accomplish this. As a result, early clinical trials in vitiligo have shown success, and more are being developed. Finally, Dr. Harris founded Villaris Therapeutics, whose entire focus is to develop an effective, long-lasting treatment for vitiligo.
Saturday, September 18, 2021
9:00 AM – 9:50 AM EST