Laila Benzekri, MD – Morocco

  • Pr Benzekri Laila is an MD and a Professor at Rabat Mohammed V Medical school, conducting research for 15 years with Dr Gauthier, affiliated to Inserm France
  • She’s a member in several learned societies of Vitiligo and Pigmentology, most importantly and not restricted to the International Vitiligo Task Force and the International Pigment Cell Research
  • Recipient of the 2013 Panarab Omar Sheick’s Award and author of 69 scientific papers, her research has gained international reach thanks to worldwide lectures. She patented with Dr Gauthier a novel melanocytic graft technique after creating a specialized surgical unit for pigmentary disorders in Rabat