Dr. Tanya Sezin

Dr. Tanya Sezin is a postdoc at the Department of Dermatology at the University of Lübeck, Germany.

Tanya grew up in Israel, obtained her B.Sc. degree in molecular biochemistry from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and her M.Sc thesis in Medical Sciences in the laboratory of Prof. Reuven Bergman at the Department of Dermatology at Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel. Prof. Bergman sparked her interest in skin autoimmunity, thus in 2012, she joined the Department of Dermatology in Lübeck headed by Prof. Detlef Zillikens where she completed her PhD degree with Prof. Christian Sadik in 2016. After receiving a junior funding for young researchers in the field of medicine from the University of Lübeck, she remained in the laboratory of Prof. Sadik focusing on the role of lipid mediators and innate immunity in skin inflammation and autoimmune bullous dermatoses.

Dual inhibition of complement factor C5 and leukotriene B4 by means of a bifunctional biotherapeutic synergizes in suppressing murine pemphigoid disease