Dr. Francesco Boin is Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Scleroderma Center at the University of California San Francisco.
Dr. Boin received his M.D. degree from the University of Padova Medical School (Italy). He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota) and a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical and experimental rheumatology at Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland). He has been Director of the Translational Research program at the Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center for a decade before joining UCSF. Dr. Boin’s research has been focusing on the genetic basis and biology of immune cells involved with autoimmune diseases. He has been involved with teaching and mentoring medical students, residents and post-doctoral fellows throughout his academic career.