Annual Conference 2021, ACC Liverpool

The evolution of human skin pigmentation:
The gene for red hair, sun sensitivity and skin responses to ultraviolet radiation

Professor Jonathan Rees, Emeritus Professor of Dermatology, University of Edinburgh

Learning objectives

  • What determines human skin colour
  • Why does skin colour vary
  • Why and how is skin cancer risk related to skin colour
  • What is the nature of the relation between environment and skin colour
Find out more about Professor Rees on our speakers' page