Dr. Davinder Prasad

Dr. Davinder Prasad
Dermatologist, Chandigarh

MD (Dermatology Venereology and Leprolog)

  • 1 Hospital


  • Dermatology (Skin)


  • Vitiligo: Pathogenesis and clinical research
  • Pigmentary Disorders
  • Urticaria


MD (Dermatology Venereology and Leprolog), 1993, Punjabi University, Patiala, India

Practice Information

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Functional characterization of LXR-αtranscriptome in psoriasis- DBT
  • Development of melanocye-keratinocyte co-culture model for control and vitiligo to assess regulators of pigmentation and melanocytes- IADVL-Loreal
  • To Elucidate the Role of ets-1 and Matrix Metalloprote in  pathogenesis and repigmentation of Vitiligo- DST
  • 3D skin model using scaffolds vs human skin equivalent reconstruct and to evaluate role of LXR-a agonist as potential skin whitening agent using these models- IADVL-Loreal
  • Characterization of Indian skin by studying the variation in melanin content and melanosome morphology
  • Isolation, characterization and differentiation of human dermal stem cells into functional epidermal melanocytes in vitiligo patients. Funded by Vitiligo Research Foundation
  • Best Clinician Award- Himalayan Institute Of Medical Sciences-1999
  • Ambady oration of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
  • Asian Society for Pigment Cell Research (President)
  • Society for Investigative Dermatology
  • Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venerologists & Leprologists
  • Council Member of International Fedration of Pigment Cell Societies