Dr Elise Kleyn, Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Dermatologist

Elise Kleyn

Elise Kleyn is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Dermatology at The University of Manchester and Honorary Consultant Dermatologist at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester.

She received her MBChB degree from The University of Cape Town, South Africa and pursued her postgraduate training in the United Kingdom. She trained in dermatology on the North West Regional Dermatology Training Scheme. In 2008 she received her PhD degree from The University of Manchester and in 2010 she was awarded her MMedSci degree from the University of Liverpool.

Dr Kleyn is one of the five Consultant Dermatologists who lead the Manchester Psoriasis Service - a multidisciplinary clinic for patients with severe psoriasis - which was awarded Hospital Doctor Dermatology Team of the Year Award in 2002. She is also the Pharmacovigilance Lead for the British Association of Dermatologists Biologic Intervention Register (BADBIR).

Her research has focussed on the 'brain-skin' axis in health and disease (forming the basis of her PhD thesis), psoriasis and drug safety of biological therapies and their use in psoriasis. For her research relating to the brain-skin axis she has received a number of national awards. She is actively involved in medical education both in the clinical setting and as an Academic and Project Options supervisor.

Dr Elise Kleyn: Staff profile