SkIN Canada

Strengthening collaboration and capacity in skin research

Upcoming Events

Clinical Trials Primer

Thursday June 27, 2024 - 1:40 pm to 4:00 pm at the CDA Annual conference, Westin Ottawa

Network Metrics


Institutions part of the Master Sharing Agreement

Multicentre Clinical Trials


SkIN Canada Booth at the Canadian Dermatology Association Annual Meeting 2023

SkIN Canada Annual General Meeting 2023

SkIN Canada Annual General Meeting 2023

SkIN Canada vists LOEX

Resource Hub


Master Data Sharing Agreement

Patient Engagement

Database creation

Award Recipients

Autoinflammatory skin diseases-creation of a Candian Network (skinSAIDCanada)
Project Lead: Maryam Piram, Université de Montreal Sites: 4 (ON, BC, AB, QC)
Evidence-based Management of Skin conditions Collaborative (EMSC)
Project Lead: Mina Tadrous, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto Sites: 5 (ON)
A New Patient-Researcher Partnership for Research on Itch inSystemic Sclerosis
Project Lead: Brett Thombs, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, McGill University Sites: 6 (ON, QC)
Canadian Transplant Dermatology Research Network
Project Lead: Régine Mydlarski, University of Calgary Sites: 5 (ON, BC, AB)
Using pathology reports to enable population-based studies of rare skin disease
Project Lead: Aaron Drucker, Women's College Hospital Sites: 4 (ON, QC, AB, BC, NS)
Development of a multi-center research team to explore the potential of anti-mesothelin 1 gene therapies for fibrotic scleroderma
Project Lead: Sarah Hedtrich, University of British Columbia Sites: 3 (BC, QC, AB)
Genodermatoses Network: A Canadian multidisciplinary collaboration for patients with genetic skin disorders
Project Lead: Elena Pope, The Hospital for Sick Children/University Sites: 1 (ON, NS, AB, QC, MB)
Hidradenitis Suppurativa in Diverse Patient Populations: Multicenter Pilot Project to Assess Disease Characteristics and Access to Biologic Therapy.
Project Lead: Raed Alhusayen, Sunnybrook Research Institute Sites: 8 (ON, NS, AB, QC, MB)
A Multi-Province Platform for Merkel cell carcinoma Health Services Research
Project Lead: Timothy Hanna, Queen's University Sites: 3 (ON, AB, BC, NS)
Establishing and optimizing skin cancer biobanking across Québec
Project Lead: Philippe Lefrançois, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research Sites: 4 (QC)
Development of a in vivo mouse screening platform to identify molecular effectors of non-melanoma skin cancers
Project Lead: Mélanie Laurin, Université Laval Sites: 2 (ON, QC)
A multicenter collaborative skin research group focusing on novel treatment for epidermolysis bullosa
Project Lead: Lucie Germain, Université Laval Sites: 3 (ON, QC)
A Canadian Interdisciplinary collaboration for Hidradenitis Suppurativa patients
Project Lead: Irene Lara-Corrales, SickKids Hospital Sites: 5 (ON)
Canadian Morphea Registry (C-MORE) : Characterizing the landscape of morphea in Canada and elucidating predictors of severe disease
Project Lead: Elena Netchiporouk, McGill Univserity Sites: 15 (BC, AB, SK, ON, QC, NS,NB)
Canadian Patient-Oriented Dermatitis Database and Biobank (C-POD)
Project Lead: Carolyn Jack, McGill University Sites: 5 (ON, QC, BC)
Canadian Frostbite Collaborative National Website Development
Project Lead: Caitlin Champion, NOSM University Sites: 3 (YT, MB, ON)
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