American Academy of Dermatology Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AAD, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Earlier intervention with TNF inhibitors seen as more cost-effective for patients with PsA

March 4, 2016
Patients with psoriatic arthritis who had both skin and joint involvement benefited from early use of a tumor necrosis factor inhibitor, but at a…
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Misconceptions may lead to stigmatization of patients with acne

March 4, 2016
WASHINGTON — Images of acne were upsetting to healthy people, with more than half of study participants believing that acne was caused by poor…
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VIDEO: Soolantra vs. metronidazole in relapse of rosacea

March 4, 2016
WASHINGTON — In a video perspective on the eve of the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Hillary Baldwin, MD, discusses a…
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More than 18,500 attend AAD annual meeting, deemed a 'success' by Lebwohl

April 24, 2015
The American Academy of Dermatology announced that more than 18,500 people attended its annual meeting, held from March 20-24 in San Francisco…
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Tina Alster, MD, discusses benefits of microneedling as cosmetic treatment

April 8, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — In this video, Tina Alster, MD, director of the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery and clinical professor of…
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Dermira presents positive clinical data from DRMO1 phase 2a trial

April 6, 2015
Dermira recently announced its DRMO1 phase 2a trial has met the study’s primary efficacy endpoints in patients with facial acne vulgaris. The…
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Dermatologists address BRAF, MEK inhibitors and other treatments for advanced melanoma

April 2, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Rhoda M. Alani, MD, FAAD, and Debjani Sahni, MD, discussed current and future targeted therapy and immunotherapy for patients…
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Researcher: Vitiligo comorbidities include thyroid disease, alopecia, psoriasis and lupus

March 31, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — In this video, Iltefat Hamzavi, MD, FAAD, senior staff physician at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, discusses research he…
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Study: Combined pulsed-dye laser, radiofrequency effectively treats recalcitrant port wine stains

March 30, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Pulsed-dye laser combined with radiofrequency energy was effective in treating port wine stains that were resistant to…
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Four members join American Academy of Dermatology board of directors

March 25, 2015
SAN FRANSISCO - Four members of the American Academy of Dermatology commenced their 4-year terms on the AAD board of directors at the conclusion of…
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