About Dermato


Dermato (ISSN 2673-4281) is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal on skin research. It publishes reviews, original research papers, communications, case reports, and short notes. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their theoretical and experimental results in as much detail as possible. There is no restriction on the maximum length of the papers. Full experimental and/or methodical details must be provided.


The scope of Dermato includes but is not limited to the following subjects:

  • Dermatology
  • Skin structure and functions
  • Skin biology
  • Skin immunology and physiology
  • Skin development and aging
  • Skin diseases and treatment
  • Artificial intelligence in dermatology
  • The prevention, diagnosis, and management of melanomas and non-melanoma skin cancers
  • Epigenetics in dermatology
  • Inflammatory skin conditions
  • Biomarkers in inflammatory dermatoses
  • Biomarkers in skin cancer
  • Genodermatoses
  • Skin pharmacology
  • Pharmacogenomics of skin diseases
  • Skin maintenance, dermatological surgery, and lasers
  • Regenerative medicine and stem cell research related to skin
  • Alternatives to animal experiments and tissue engineering
  • Plastic, reconstructive, and aesthetic surgery
  • Skin photoprotection
  • Bioethics in dermatology
  • Psychodermatology
  • Pediatric dermatology
  • Connective tissue diseases
  • Autoinflammatory conditions
  • Vasculitides
  • Wound healing
  • Photodermatoses

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

MDPI is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

St. Alban-Anlage 66
CH-4052 Basel

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Dermato will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2024 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


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