Eijiro Akasaka is an Associate Professor of Department of Dermatology, Hirosaki University, Graduate School of Medicine. He has completed his MD and PhD degrees in Dermatology form Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan, in 2003 and 2011, respectively. He has worked at Hirosaki University Hospital, Japan, as a Dermatologist. His research interests include diagnostic and therapeutic approach of genetic skin diseases, especially epidermolysis bullosa and disorders of keratinization and autoimmune bullous diseases. He has received several awards including: The Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology Kisaragi Award (2010), Travel Grant Award from the 3rd Eastern Asia Dermatology Congress (2014) and Abstract Award of the 113th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Dermatological Association (2014).