Martin Metz is Professor of Dermatology with focus on pruritus research at the Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany.
He received his medical education at the Free University of Berlin and the Humboldt University of Berlin. He was trained in dermatology at the King’s College Hospital, London, and at the University of Mainz, and in experimental pathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre and Harvard Medical School in Boston (1997–98) and at Stanford University (2004–06) in the USA.
He is board certified in Dermatology and Allergology, assistant medical director of the department of dermatology, venerology and allergology and principle investigator in the Dermatological Allergology lab at the Charité – Universotätsmedizin Berlin. His main scientific areas of interest are mast cell biology, neuroimmunology, inflammation and innate immunity, the major clinical focus is on pruritus and mast cell mediated diseases.