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Prof Veronica Kinsler

Professor of Paediatric Dermatology and Dermatogenetics


Professor Veronica Kinsler is an internationally known Consultant Paediatric Dermatologist and the Academic Lead Clinician in the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Paediatric Dermatology department. Her area of expertise includes paediatric pigmentary disorders and dermatogenetics, including mosaic disorders.  In addition, she runs a research lab in the Genetics and Genomic Medicine programme in the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, producing groundbreaking research into the causes and potential treatments of rare children’s skin diseases.   

Learn more about Prof. Kinsler's research on the crick website. 


  • Rare paediatric dermatology disorders  
  • Paediatric pigmentary disorders
  • Dermatogenetics, including mosaic disorders 
  • Birthmarks 
  • Neurocutaneous disorders 
  • Acne
  • Master of Arts, Neurophysiology, University of Cambridge  
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, University of Cambridge  
  • PhD in Molecular Genetics, University College London (UCL) 
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health  
  • The genetics of rare paediatric dermatology disorders 
  • Novel therapies for rare paediatric dermatology disorders 

News & Publications

Fuggle, N. R., Bragoli, W., Glover, M., Martinez, A. E., & Kinsler, V. A. 2015. The adverse effect profile of oral azathioprine in pediatric atopic dermatitis, and recommendations for monitoring. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 72(1). pp 108-114. 

Kinsler, V. A., Krengel, S., Riviere, J. -. B., Waelchli, R., Chapusot, C., Al-Olabi, L., . . . Vabres, P. 2014. Next-generation sequencing of nevus spilus-type congenital melanocytic nevus: exquisite genotype-phenotype correlation in mosaic RASopathies. J Invest Dermatol. 134(10) pp. 2658-2660. 

Kinsler, V. A., Anderson, G., Latimer, B., Natarajan, D., Healy, E., Moore, G. E., & Sebire, N. J. 2013. Immunohistochemical and ultrastructural features of congenital melanocytic naevus cells support a stem-cell phenotype. Br J Dermatol. 169(2). pp. 374-383. 

Kinsler, V. A., Thomas, A. C., Ishida, M., Bulstrode, N. W., Loughlin, S., Hing, S., . . . Moore, G. E. 2013. Multiple congenital melanocytic nevi and neurocutaneous melanosis are caused by postzygotic mutations in codon 61 of NRAS. J Invest Dermatol. 133(9). pp. 2229-2236. 

Kinsler, V. A., Abu-Amero, S., Budd, P., Jackson, I. J., Ring, S. M., Northstone, K., . . . Healy, E. 2012. Germline melanocortin-1-receptor genotype is associated with severity of cutaneous phenotype in congenital melanocytic nevi: a role for MC1R in human fetal development. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 

Kinsler, V. A., Paine, S. M. L., Anderson, G. W., Wijesekara, D. S., Sebire, N. J., Chong, W. K., . . . Jacques, T. S. 2012. Neuropathology of neurocutaneous melanosis: histological foci of melanotic neurones and glia may be undetectable on MRI. Acta Neuropathol. 123(3). pp. 453-456. 

Kinsler, V., Shaw, A. C., Merks, J. H., & Hennekam, R. C. 2012. The face in congenital melanocytic nevus syndrome. Am J Med Genet A. 158A(5). pp. 1014-1019 

Kinsler, V., & Bulstrode, N. 2009. The role of surgery in the management of congenital melanocytic naevi in children: a perspective from Great Ormond Street Hospital. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 62(5). pp. 595-601. 

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