The missions of the International Societies for Investigative Dermatology (ISID) are to:           

Work in collaboration with member investigative dermatology and cutaneous biology societies throughout the world to encourage and facilitate collaboration between scientists for the advancement of investigative dermatology and cutaneous biology.  

Sponsor and support an international, abstract driven, peer reviewed, scientific meeting to be held every 5 years rotating between sites in Asia/Australasia, Europe/Middle East/Africa and North/South/Central America with participation of all member societies.