Marjan Garmyn received her medical degree at the University of Leuven and finished her residency training in the Department of Dermatology of the same University in 1989. She was subsequently appointed as a research associate in the Laboratory of the Department of Dermatology at Boston University School of Medicin, Boston, MA. She obtained her PhD at the University of Leuven in 1993 and subsequently joined the Department of Dermatology of the University of Leuven.
Dr. Garmyn became Adjunct head of clinic at the Department of Dermatology in 1995 and full Professor of Medicine at the University of Leuven (2001). In February 2005 Dr. Garmyn was appointed Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Leuven. Dr Garmyn’s clinical expertise is cutaneous oncology (melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer). Her clinical research focuses on determinants of melanoma outcome (role of vitamine D in melanoma outcome) and dermoscopy (multispectral dermoscopy and AI in dermoscopy).