Chief Investigator

Prof Carsten Flohr

Carsten Flohr studied at Cambridge and Oxford Universities and then trained in both paediatrics and dermatology. He was the first UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinician Scientist in Dermatology and was recently awarded a senior Career Development Fellowship from the NIHR.

He is Professor of Dermatology and Population Science and directs the Unit for Population-Based Dermatology Research at St John’s Institute of Dermatology, King’s College London and Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

He is also Consultant in Dermatology and Research & Development Lead at St John’s Institute of Dermatology.

Prof Flohr has a particular interest in atopic eczema, its causes and novel methods of disease prevention and treatment

Study Manager

Sonia Serrano

Sonia graduated in Human Nutrition and Dietetics by the Rovira i Virgili University in Spain in 2006. She worked as a dietitian in hospital cattering, private practice and in NHS primary care, before she decided to move onto the research field.

She started working for the Phase 1 Drug Development Unit at The Institute of Cancer Research/Royal Marsden in 2010, firstly as a Data Manager, later as a Clinical Trial Co-ordinator, and ended up leading the Trial Co-ordination team. She then moved onto a Clinical Trial Manager role at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NIHR Biomedical Research Centre in 2017.

Study Manager


Dorothee Boisfer