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COVID-19 Update: April 8, 2020


The 7th SRGC Annual Conference is POSTPONED.


Dear Members, Registrants and Colleagues,


We hope you are well and thank you for your support of the Skin Research Group of Canada.

After careful consideration and monitoring the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, and prioritizing the safety and welfare of our participants, SRGC annual conference (SRGC 2020 Ottawa) originally scheduled for June 26-27, 2020 has been POSTPONED to a later date in Fall 2020.


Actual dates and location of the conference will be updated in the coming weeks, in accordance with The Public Health Agency of Canada recommendations.


We will fully refund registration fees to all those already registered.

If you have immediate questions, please contact SRGC co-ordinator.


Thank you for your understanding, and commitment to Skin Research Group of Canada.

Dr Anie Philip            Dr. Ivan V Litvinov

SRGC President       SRGC President-Elect


Dr.Andrew Leask & Dr.Aziz Ghahary

SRGC 2020 Annual Conference Committee Co-chairs

Welcome to the Skin Research Group of Canada

Skin Research Group of Canada (SRGC) is represented by a consortium of new and established investigators across Canada working in basic and clinical research on skin disorders and diseases. SRGC is a non-profit organization promoting basic and clinical science related to skin biology and health.

By supporting skin research, the SRGC contributes towards improving the health of patients suffering from skin diseases by identifying novel preventative and therapeutic strategies. Applications of recent scientific advances have produced diagnostic and therapeutic innovations in dermatological/surgical practices, particularly in genetics, skin cancer, allergic skin disease, infectious disease and autoimmune diseases.

The SRGC facilitates exchange of information relevant to investigative dermatological sciences between clinicians and scientists in Canada and worldwide. One of the most important activities of our society is to promote the presentation of new research data and ideas at our annual scientific meetings and clinically oriented symposia. The SRGC organises educational events throughout the year to further knowledge in skin research. It also provides a forum for showcasing research by young investigators in the field and for fostering participation of skin patients alliance groups.

Skin Research Group of Canada 2019 Calgary Conference Highlights


Ivan V. Litvinov, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, Co-Director of Research

FRQS, Chercheur Boursier

Division of Dermatology,

McGill University Health Centre


Anie Philip, PhD  

Professor, Department of Surgery

Director, Plastic Surgery Research, McGill

Graduate Program Director, Experimental Surgery, McGill University

Vice President

Lucie Germain, PhD

Full Professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of medicine

Université Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada

Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) on Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering

Scientific Director, LOEX

Researcher, CHU de Québec – Université Laval Research Centre

Scientific Committee

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