2015 Annual Meeting Wrap-Up

Academy rocks San Francisco: From bench to bedside to Bench

For several days last month, there was excitement and anticipation in Moscone North, South, and West. If there had been a Moscone East, that would have been buzzing, as well. What could cause such ... > MORE

Basic science advances improve options for patients with pruritus

The most common problem dermatologists deal with is itch, and a March 21 session provided insights to help with diagnosis and treatment. Speakers discussed the latest basic science research on the ... > MORE

Transplant Skin Cancer Network gathering data for incidence study

Skin cancers and other cutaneous events are a known consideration in solid organ transplant patients. The Transplant Skin Cancer Network (TSCN) has initiated the first U.S. population-based study to ... > MORE

Tips from the Masters of Dermatology

What is a master? Dictionaries have multiple definitions, including a master as a worker qualified to teach an apprentice. “The AAD has a different definition of a master,” said Richard Scher, MD, ... > MORE

Expanded knowledge opens doors to improved psoriasis treatments

The development of psoriasis treatments, from understanding its pathophysiology, to comorbidities, to the development of a variety of medications was covered March 21 in “Translating Evidence into ... > MORE

New atopic dermatitis guidelines reviewed in workshop

The Academy's atopic dermatitis (AD) guidelines were published last year, giving the dermatology community sufficient time to dissect the finer points of the recommendations, but dermatologists were ... > MORE

Avoiding all adverse drug reactions not realistic

Adverse drug reactions are unavoidable. The current system of drug approvals cannot catch any but the most common side effects. “Most drugs are quite safe,” said Joel Gelfand, MD, associate ... > MORE

Poster winners named

The American Academy of Dermatology Poster Exhibits Task Force is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Poster Awards First Place 1740: N-acetylcysteine S-nitrosothiol Nanoparticles ... > MORE

Video Contest winners announced

Why did you attend the AAD Annual Meeting? Was it for continuing education credits, learning about new research, or enjoying the sites of San Francisco. The Academy sponsored its first “Academy's ... > MORE