In 1869 the Archives of Dermatological Research was founded as Archiv für Dermatologie und Syphilis by H. Auspitz and F. J. Pick. Continued and edited by A. Neisser L. v. Zumbusch J. Jadassohn W. Pick. Vols. 1-127 (1920) published by Braunmüller Vienna; as of Vol. 128 (1921) by Springer Berlin. From 1921 until 1973 organ of the Deutsche Dermatologische Gesellschaft (Vereinigung deutschsprachiger Dermatologen). As of Vol. 201 (1955) published as Archiv für klinische und experimentelle Dermatologie. As of Vol. 240 (1971) as Archiv für Dermatologische Forschung/Archives for Dermatological Research. As of Vol. 253 (1975) as Archives for Dermatological Research/Archiv für Dermatologische Forschung. As of Vol. 261 (1978) as Archives of Dermatological Research/Archiv für Dermatologische Forschung. As of Vol. 264 (1979) as Archives of Dermatological Research. Archives of Dermatological Research publishes original contributions in the field of experimental dermatology including papers on biochemistry morphology and immunology of the skin. Papers describing new techniques and methods are welcome if they contribute to the further understanding of skin problems. Archives of Dermatological Research guarantees rapid publication of: Original papers · Short communications · Letters to the editor. Archives of Dermatological Research is a highly rated journal with a large international readership. All of the articles are written in English.