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Professor of Dermatology, The University of Melbourne

Rodney Sinclair is an Australian Dermatologist and Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Melbourne. He is the Director and founder of Sinclair Dermatology, Australia's premier centre for dermatology research and clinical trials.

Sinclair Dermatology conducts clinical research in skin cancer, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, urticaria, pemphigus, alopecia, and laser therapy. sunclair Dermatology also undertakes laboratory based stem cell research, genetic research (gene discovery), immunology and fundamental skin biology research. Professor Sinclair supervises PhD students enrolled with the University of Melbourne

Prof Sinclair is a Founding Member and Past President of the Australasian Society for Dermatology Research and the Australasian Hair and Wool Research Society, Vice-President of the International Society of Dermatology and the International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology and Honorary life member of the of the American Dermatology Association and the British Association of Dermatology.

He is formally Director of Dermatology at St Vincent's Hospital, Director of Dermatology at the Epworth Hospital, Chairman of the Scientific Research Committee of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and a Past President of the Skin and Cancer Foundation.

With over 500 research publication including 7 textbooks, Prof Sinclair is one of Australia's top ranked clinical and research dermatologists.


  • 2012–present
    Professor of Dermatology, Epworth Hospital


  • 2012 
    American Dermatological Assocaition, International Honorary Member
  • 2005 
    University of Melbourne, Doctor of Medicine
  • 1996 
    Australasian College of Dermatologists, Fellow
  • 1996 
    American Academy of Dermatology Association, International Fellow
  • 1987 
    University of Melbounre , Batchelor of Medicine and Batchelor of Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Australasian Society for Dermatology Research
  • Australian Hair and Wool Research Society
  • International Society of Dermatologists
  • British Asscoaition of Dermatologists
  • Society of Investigative Dermatology

Research Areas

  • Dermatology (110304)
  • Cancer Therapy (Excl. Chemotherapy And Radiation Therapy) (111204)