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Martin Metz


Professor in the Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Head of Translational Research, and Deputy Head of Clinical Trials | Charité – Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany

Martin Metz


Martin Metz, MD, earned his medical degree from Humboldt University Berlin in Germany. He completed an internship and a residency in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Mainz in Germany, as well as a research fellowship in the university’s Mast Cell Research Group. He also completed a research fellowship in the Department of Pathology at Stanford University in the United States. His research efforts over the years have been focused on pruritus and the pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and management of urticaria.

He is the author or co-author of more than 220 peer-reviewed publications, appearing in such highly regarded journals as the Lancet, the New England Journal of Medicine, Nature, Science, and The Journal of Clinical Investigation, as well as the author or coauthor of 22 book chapters. He serves as vice president of the Board of Directors of the German Pollen Information Service Foundation (PID). He is a professor in the Department of Dermatology and Allergology at Charité – Universitätsmedizin in Berlin, where he is also head of translational research and deputy head of clinical trials at Charité’s Institute of Allergology. In addition, he is head of preclinical research of mast cell–mediated diseases at the Fraunhofer Institute for Translational Medicine and Pharmacology (ITMP) – Allergology and Immunology in Berlin.

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