Dr. Hok Bing Thio
Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam
Hok Bing Thio, MD, PhD, born 2 April 1960 in Surabaya (Indonesia), is a full-time dermatologist consultant at the Department of Dermatology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. His PhD thesis (1999) was entitled “Clinical and basic aspects of fumarates in psoriasis”, and his main research interests are basic and clinical immunology, particularly the immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs) of the skin, psoriasis and atopic dermatitis (AD). Dr Thio has been the principal supervisor/investigator of clinical studies and translational research on psoriasis and AD. Dr Thio has authored and co-authored several papers in peer-reviewed journals.
Interaction of the immune system and the gut and skin microbiomes, fumarates as immunomodulatory agents, sarcoidosis, multiple sclerosis and lupus erythematosus.