Dr Zenas Yiu BSc, MBChB, MSc, MRCP, PhD

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Dermatology

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Clinical Senior Lecturer in Dermatology and Pharmacoepidemiology


Dr Zenas Yiu is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Dermatology and Pharmacoepidemiology. 

His research interests lie in Pharmacoepidemiology and Evidence-Based Dermatology, and he takes a particular interest in the evaluation of the safety and effectiveness of novel therapeutics for chronic inflammatory skin conditions. He was heavily involved in the systematic review process underpinning the recommendations in the British Association of Dermatologists’ guidelines for biological therapy for Psoriasis 2017 and the update in 2020, and currently serves as an Associate Editor for the Evidence-Based Dermatology section in the British Journal of Dermatology.

In 2015, he was awarded a NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship to pursue his doctorate degree investigating the risk of serious infection in patients with psoriasis on biologic therapies at the University of Manchester. He was awarded the Royal Society of Medicine Dermatology Trainee Research Prize in 2018, and the Royal College of Physicians Turner-Warwick Lectureship for the North West region in 2019 for his doctorate research. 


Bachelor of Science, Anatomical Sciences (BSc), University of Manchester

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB), University of Manchester

Master of Science, Epidemiology (MSc), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)

Doctor of Philosophy, Medicine (PhD), University of Manchester

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Royal College of Physicians

European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

European Society for Dermatological Research

British Association of Dermatologists

International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology

Further information

Academic Foundation Doctor in Dermatology 2009-2011 

NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Dermatology 2012-2015

NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow in Dermatology 2015-2018

NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Dermatology 2019-2022

External positions

Associate Editor for Evidence-based Dermatology section, British Journal of Dermatology

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Areas of expertise


  • Pharmacoepidemiology

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