About IFSI

Acta Dermato-Venereologica and the International Forum for the Study of Itch

Acta Dermato-Venereologica has been the official journal of International Forum for the Study of Itch (IFSI) from 2009–2018. Thereafter the journal is affiliated with IFSI.

  • Read about the benefits this co-operation brings to the members of IFSI.
  • A list of all articles published within this area since 2006 is available.
  • Find out where the next conference is.
  • Read the newletters from IFSI



Benefits for the IFSI members

  • Alerts will be sent to all IFSI members via e-mail when a new issue of Acta Dermato-Venereologica is available.
  • A website especially for the IFSI members listing all papers published in the journal within this field.
  • Members of IFSI acting as corresponding or first author in an accepted paper will have a reduced fee of 25% for the first publication/year covered by IFSI.

IFSI Congresses

  • 2019: Sydney, Australia, Organizers Frank Brennan and Dedee Murrell
  • 2017: Wroclaw, Poland, Organizer: Jacek Szepietowski
  • 2015: Nara, Japan, Oranizers: Ichiro Katayama and Hiro Murota
  • 2013: Boston, USA, Organizer: Ethan Lerner
  • 2011: Brest, France, Organizer: Laurent Misery
  • 2009: Tokyo, Japan, Organizer: Kenji Takamori
  • 2007, San Francisco, USA, Organizer: Earl Carstens
  • 2005, Heidelberg, Organizer: Elke Weisshaar
  • 2003, Toyama, Organizer: Yasushi Kuraishi
  • 2001, Singapore, Organizer: Gil Yosipovitch