Katia Boniface is assistant professor in Therapeutic Innovation at Bordeaux University.
PhD obtained in 2006 at Poitiers University, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at MERCK in Palo Alto, USA, from 2006 to 2010. She has a strong expertise in cytokines and cutaneous inflammation
She is co-head of the Immunodermatology (ATIP-AVENIR) team in INSERM U1035 unit and is assessing the role of the adaptive and immune systems in inflammatory skin disorders, with a particular focus in vitiligo.
- PhD degree in Biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, Poitiers University, France – Laboratoire Inflammation, Tissus Epithéliaux et Cytokines EA 4431.
since September 2011
- Assistant professor in Therapeutic Innovation
INSERM U1035 unit, Immuno-Dermatology ATIP-AVENIR team, Bordeaux University, France
Project: Role of the immune response in inflammatory skin diseases, in particular vitiligo
October 2006-April 2010
- Post doctoral fellow
MERCK, Palo Alto, CA, USA, Immunology Departement
Project: Developpement, regulation et function of human Th17 cells
October 2002-June 2006
EA4331, Poitiers University, France
Project: Biological activities of cytokines on keratinocytes and therapeutic implications in psoriasis
Combination Therapy for Treatment of Immune Disorders. Patent application file (Schering-Plough Biopharma) WO 2008/106131 Bowman EP, Cua DJ, Kastelein RA, Miller KL, Kleinschek MA, Bak-Jensen KS, Boniface K, McKenzie BS, De Waal Malefyt R
Compositions for Enhancing Keratinocyte Migration and Epidermal Repair via a Receptor Containing OSMRβ as a Subunit, and Applications Thereof WO 2006/063865 Lecron JC, Gascan H, Morel F, Chevalier S, Bernard FX, Boniface K, Diveu C
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