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Winners of the JDS Best Paper Award 2021

Liquid biopsy-based analysis by ddPCR and CAPP-Seq in melanoma patients

The Journal of Dermatological Science and Elsevier are pleased to announce the awardees of the JDS Best Paper Award.

The jury was comprised of JDS Section Editors and the Editor-in-Chief, as well as the JSID President and Secretary-General.

Akira Kaneko, Hisashi Kanemaru, Ikko Kajihara, Tselmeg Mijiddorj, Hitomi Miyauchi, Haruka Kuriyama, Toshihiro Kimura, Soichiro Sawamura, Katsunari Makino, Azusa Miyashita, Jun Aoi, Takamitsu Makino, Shinichi Masuguchi, Satoshi Fukushima, and Hironobu Ihn

We would like to offer our congratulations to the award winners! Thank you for your contributions to the Journal of Dermatological Science.

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Journal of Dermatological Science

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The Journal of Dermatological Science accepts online submissions only.

Editorial Manager is a web-based submission and review system. Authors may submit manuscripts and track their progress through the system to publication. Reviewers can download manuscripts and submit their opinions to the editor. Editors can manage the whole submission/review/revise/publish process.JSID members - click here to register for free access to Journal of Dermatological Science online.

The Journal of Dermatological Science publishes high quality peer-reviewed manuscripts covering the entire scope of dermatology, from molecular studies to clinical investigations. Laboratory and clinical studies which provide new information will be reviewed expeditiously and published in a timely manner.

JSID Information

The Journal of Dermatological Science is the official journal of the Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology (JSID)


The journal is issued 12 times annually with content including articles by domestic and foreign authors. The journal is edited collaboratively by eminent academics from Japan, the United States, Europe and Asia. Riichiro Abe became Editor-in-Chief in 2018, furthering its reputation as an international dermatological journal.

The Society hosts an annual 3-day event featuring academic lectures and research presentations. During the congress, the Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology Award (JSID Award) and JSID's Fellowship Shiseido Award (Shiseido Award) are presented along with awarding the Diploma of Dermatological Scientist, which aims at the cultivation and support of foreign students. The Tanioku Kihei Memorial Lecture and JSID Award winner's lecture are also presented at the congress.

The Society is associated with the Japanese Dermatological Association, the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) of the United States and the European Society for Dermatological Research (ESDR). Academic research findings are exchanged worldwide through the International Investigative Dermatology Conference (IID), which is held on a regular basis.



JID Connector

In collaboration with the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, we are pleased to feature the JID’s free Research Techniques Made Simple series, as well as offer our readers access to the following featured JID article:

Distinct Patterns of Acral Melanoma Based on Site and Relative Sun Exposure

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