2015 Annual Meeting Dailies

Livingood Lecture: Unconscious bias keeping dermatology from reflecting the population it serves

Bruce Wintroub, MD, sees himself in the people business. His business also involves being the interim dean of the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, and professor and chair ... > MORE

Gruber Lecture: Immunotherapy advances and blocking BRAF improve melanoma treatments

A greater understanding of how the immune system deals with melanoma is key in developing therapies that lead to long-lasting responses in melanoma, and blocking the BRAF oncogene that drives the ... > MORE

Sulzberger Lecture: Researcher foresees avenues to reverse hair loss in male pattern baldness

Decades of research into the biology of male pattern baldness has led hair loss expert George Cotsarelis, MD, to envision treatments for the condition. Those possible treatments could include ... > MORE

Taming psoriasis: Newest biologics clear skin, offer hope of reregulating immune system

Over the past 20 years, knowledge of the causes of psoriasis has evolved from the general description of T cells to identifying a specific T-cell subset that affects the IL-23/Th-17 pathway that ... > MORE

Hall of Famer Johnny Bench talks baseball, skin cancer

Johnny Bench is considered by many to be the greatest catcher of all time. During his 16 years with the Cincinnati Reds, he was an All-Star 14 times, and won two World Series rings, two MVP awards ... > MORE

AMA President-Elect: Physicians can shape the future of health care

Changes to the U.S. health care system have left many physicians feeling overwhelmed, but they should push back against those feelings and instead lead the way to the establishment of a better, more ... > MORE

Deputy Surgeon General Lushniak reaffirms his skin cancer Call to Action

During the year-and-a-half that he served as acting surgeon general, Rear Admiral Boris Lushniak, MD, MPH, put skin cancer prevention front and center. In July 2014, he proclaimed skin cancer as a ... > MORE

Stakeholders working to fill gaps in psoriasis research

Psoriasis patients, clinicians, and payers all need better outcomes. Getting to better outcomes doesn't necessarily mean better drugs, said Alice Gottlieb, MD, PhD, chair and Harvey B. Ansell ... > MORE

New technology offers options for skin resurfacing and tightening, tattoo removal

Advances in technology in the last 15 years have created a variety of options for skin resurfacing and rejuvenation, tattoo removal, skin tightening, and body contouring, which were covered Saturday ... > MORE

Recognition of drug-related dermatologic side effects grows

The growing intensity of drug therapy, both in terms of frequency of use and drug strength, in dermatology and other specialties is fueling an increased recognition of cutaneous adverse events. A good ... > MORE