In this installment, Masayuki Amagai, MD, PhD, discusses pemphigus vulgaris (PV). Dr. Amagai is Professor and Chair of the Department of Dermatology and Vice Dean at the Keio University School of Medicine. One of the world’s foremost researchers in PV and autoimmune blistering diseases, his work has been published in many high impact journals including Cell, the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Nature, and the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Amagai is an editor for numerous international dermatology journals, has received many of dermatology’s highest honors, and has served as president of the Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology.
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