Thomas Dawson

Deputy Executive Director

A*STAR Skin Research Labs (A*SRL)

Thomas Dawson earned his PhD in pharmacology from the University of North Carolina in 1994. He then joined the Duke University Medical Center from 1994-1996 as a Pediatric Clinical Medical Genetics Fellow. From 1998-2015 he worked in Procter & Gamble’s Beauty Technology Division, before joining A*STAR’s Institute of Medical Biology (IMB) to develop and lead translational programs in hair and scalp biology. In 2018, Dawson moved to the Skin Research Institute of Singapore (SRIS) and the A*STAR Skin Research Institute (A*SRL), where he is currently the Deputy Executive Director. Dawson has over 30 years of research experience in end-to-end drug discovery, 30 granted patents, multiple products in the market, and a unique background in skin, hair and microbiome research.

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