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Fondation René Touraine

The Fondation René Touraine (FRT) is a European non-governmental, non-profit organization. The purpose of the Fondation René Touraine is to support therapeutic progress in dermatology through actions bringing together dermatologists, scientists, pharmaceutical companies and health authorities.


Draw my FRT

For 25 years, the FRT-Fondation René Touraine has been working towards the improvement of patient care in dermatology. The FRT is an international non-governmental and non-profit organization recognized of public utility by French law. Its main goal is to support therapeutic progress in (...)

FRT Fellow - Quentin Muller

Interview avec Quentin Muller, lauréat d'une bourse de la Fondation René Touraine en 2015 pour son projet "In vitro reconstruction of an innervated and immunocompetent Tissue-Engineered Skin (iiTES)" An interview with Quentin Muller, who won an FRT Fellowship in 2015 for his project of "In vitro (...)

FRT Fellow - Su Mar Lwin

Interview with Su Mar Lwin, who won the FRT's short exchange award in 2015 for her project "Phase I study of lentiviral-mediated COL7A1 gene-modified autologous fibroblasts in adults with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa"

FRT Scientific Meetings / Journées Scientifiques de la FRT

The annual scientific meetings organised by the Fondation René Touraine are multi-disciplinary gatherings of international experts, presenting advances in knowledge on a different skin cell type each year. You can find more about the programmes here: (...)

FRT Fellowship winners / Boursiers de la FRT

Interviews with former winners of FRT Fellowships: Charlotte Bernigaud (New therapeutic strategies for the control of scabies in humans and animals) and Vijaykumar Patra (Contribution of skin resident memory T cells (TRM) to the chronicity of eczemas: new strategies to target skin TRM and (...)

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