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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Abel Torres, MD, JD, FAAD, begins term as AAD president

March 10, 2016
Abel Torres, MD, JD, FAAD, began his term as president of the American Academy of Dermatology at the conclusion of the academy's annual meeting…
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Little cost difference between seeing dermatologist, PCP for common skin issues

March 10, 2016
Accountable care organizations may wish to direct patients to dermatologists for common skin disorders, as there is little cost difference compared…
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HSV-2 therapeutic vaccine reduces viral shedding, genital lesions

March 10, 2016
WASHINGTON — The therapeutic vaccine candidate GEN-003 significantly reduced genital lesions and viral shedding in patients with genital herpes…
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SB204 gel safe, effective treatment for acne

March 10, 2016
The topical nitric oxide-releasing gel, SB204, is safe and effective, and further research on the novel treatment for acne vulgaris is warranted…
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Combo rheumatology, dermatology clinic linked with increased patient satisfaction

March 10, 2016
Results of a patient survey conducted at the Dermatology and Rheumatology Treatment Clinic in Vancouver, Canada, show that most patients found it…
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VIDEO: Determining risk factors for hair loss in African-American women

March 10, 2016
WASHINGTON – In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Yolanda M. Lenzy, MD, FAAD, discusses her…
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Small percentage of children given BCG tuberculosis vaccine in India

March 10, 2016
WASHINGTON — Less than half the patients in a small study conducted in India had received bacille Calmette-Guérin tuberculosis vaccine…
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High incidence of pruritus found among patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome

March 9, 2016
Patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome may have a high incidence of pruritus that may negatively impact sleep and quality of life, according…
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Dapsone acne treatment demonstrates antimicrobial activity

March 9, 2016
WASHINGTON — Topical dapsone gel showed in vitro activity against gram-positive cocci, according to data presented at the American Academy of…
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VIDEO: Ixekizumab shows continued efficacy for 60-week treatment of psoriasis

March 9, 2016
WASHINGTON — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Andrew Blauvelt, MD, MBA, discusses his research…
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