Programme initiation – October 2014

The PSORT initiation meeting took place in Manchester on 24 October 2014. Although the official start date for PSORT was 1 September 2014 a tremendous amount of work was involved prior to this, in both the grant application phase and the post-award phase. The MRC has provided psoriasis researchers with the funding and opportunity to develop a dynamic research platform to develop predictors of treatment response to biologic therapies. The strength of the PSORT consortium lies in the close collaboration and collegiality that academics share with partners from industry and the Psoriasis Association. This meeting highlighted the aims of PSORT, its progress to date and introduced members of this multidisciplinary team.