Dr. Alfred T. Lane - Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

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Dr. Alfred T. Lane - Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

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Dr. Alfred T. Lane is a Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at Stanford University Medical School. He is also Chair of the Department of Dermatology. He graduated from the University of Dayton and Ohio State University Medical School. Dr. Lane then completed a three year pediatric residency at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles where he was awarded the Associates and Affiliates Award for "Outstanding scientific knowledge, sound clinical judgment and excellence in human relations." He then practiced general pediatrics for three years in Camarillo, California. He then completed a three year residency in dermatology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

 

He is a board certified dermatologist and board certified pediatrician. In 1982 he was appointed as Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester. In 1988 he was promoted to Associate Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics.

 

Al joined the faculty of Stanford University Medical School in 1990 as an Associate Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics. In 1996 he was promoted to Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics and became Chair of the Department of Dermatology. Al currently works with a Stanford research team focusing on developing gene therapy for Epidermolysis Bullosa and other genetic skin diseases. He has been concerned about ethical issues in treating children in clinical trials. In the process of preparing for gene therapy clinical trials, he completed a Masters of Arts in Religious Studies (Spirituality) at Santa Clara University in 2004. He has tried to focus his education in the areas of moral decision-making in medical care and specifically on genetic research on children with severe life threatening diseases.

 

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