A corporate foundation that is fully dedicated to eczema
The Eczema Foundation collaborates with healthcare professionals and supports patients so they can join forces to help patients live better with eczema.
By offering support and creating collaborations, we aim to ease the burden on patients.
Our primary mission is to support various groups:
- To provide support and assistance for patients to help them take control of their disease.
- To provide patients and healthcare professionals with opportunities to join forces.
- To train and bring together healthcare professionals and academics.
- To help experts reach a consensus on how to approach eczema so that it may be shared and understood by all.
- To share knowledge and raise awareness about eczema.
- To contribute to eczema research.
Lines of action
Research on eczema through clinical studies or academic partnerships.
Information for patients
Website, workshops and innovative methods (expos, etc.)
Therapeutic patient education
With the atopy schools present in more than 20 countries.
Values and philosophy
Sharing knowledge, expertise, experiences, networks, and resources.
Listening, support and empathy
Providing support and understanding so that everyone can find what they are looking for.
Adopting the ethical approach unique to the Pierre Fabre Group: high standards combined with a human consideration.
Openness to others
By broadening the scope of treatment and by opening up to as many people as possible.
The Eczema Foundation, formerly the Foundation for Atopic Dermatitis, is a Pierre Fabre Laboratories corporate foundation. It was created in 2004 by the company founder, Mr Pierre Fabre himself. The Foundation is non-promotional, however, and is committed to improving education, information and research on eczema.
The Eczema Foundation is a corporate foundation of Pierre Fabre Laboratories.
Board of Directors
Dr Jean-Marc Chavigny, dermato-allergologist, Nantes atopy school (France), author of the book « Arrête de te gratter » [Stop scratching] (Édition Edilivre) and president of the association « Un papillon contre l’eczéma » [A butterfly against eczema]
Dr Magali Bourrel-Bouttaz, dermatologist, Chambéry (France), author of the blog mag-da.fr and the book "Changer son regard sur l'Eczéma" [Change how you see eczema] – 2016, Ovadia Eds, "L'eczéma, est-ce vraiment dans la tête ?" [Is Eczema really all in your head?] – 2017, Ovadia Eds, "Eczéma : facteurs déclenchants et prévention" [Eczema: triggering factors and prevention] – 2014, Melibee
Dr Martine Avenel-Audran, dermato-allergologist, Angers (France), author of several posts on the Eczema Foundation website
Dr Daniel Wallach, dermatologist, Paris (France), author of the medical news articles