Professor Pascale Guitera
Pascale completed her dermatology training and fellowship at Hospital Saint-Louis in Paris. She was awarded the Australasian College of Dermatologist Fellowship in 2007. She completed a PhD in collaboration with the Curie Institute in Paris (one of Europe’s leading scientific institutions) and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. This work focused on novel imaging techniques for non-invasive diagnosis of skin tumours including in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy, high frequency ultrasound and multiphoton microscopy.
Pascale is a world expert in in vivo confocal microscopy and has been awarded the NSW Premier’s Award for outstanding research on lentigo maligna and confocal microscopy. Her areas of expertise are amelanotic melanoma, lentigo maligna and early diagnosis of melanoma in high-risk individuals.
Pascale is Director of the Sydney Melanoma Diagnostic Centre at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the head of research at Dermatology Department at Melanoma Institute Australia. She is a senior researcher at The University of Sydney and supervises several PhD and Masters students.