About the Author

Dr. Banovic graduated from veterinary school in Zagreb, Croatia, and received his PhD in veterinary microbiology from the University of Zagreb. He finished a 1-year rotational internship at the Veterinary School in Munich, Germany, before completing a 3-year dermatology residency at North Carolina State University; afterward, he enrolled in a postdoctoral fellowship in investigative dermatology with a primary research focus on itch in atopic dermatitis and staphylococcal pyoderma. Dr. Banovic favors interdisciplinary approaches to biologic questions and incorporates basic immunology as well as cell biology and biochemical approaches in his research. He is presently an assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Georgia.