March 7

Technology plays role in decoding disease to target interventions

Amy S. Paller, MD, recognizes that the namesake for the Clarence S. Livingood, MD Memorial Award and Lectureship helped shape the field of dermatology to what it has become today. “Clarence ... > MORE

Self-funded TLA research makes an impact

Tumescent lidocaine anesthesia (TLA) was developed 30 years ago to allow successful liposuction procedures totally using local anesthesia. In decades since, Jeffrey A. Klein, MD, has expanded his ... > MORE

Genetic research sheds light on how sunlight drives skin cancer

Decades of research into the human genome has taught researchers not only how normal cells evolve into skin cancer cells, but why. The answer — sunlight — is not a surprise for dermatologists. That ... > MORE

The science of itch: Learning to quiet an overcharged nervous system

Itch is a condition often associated with diseases from psoriasis and atopic dermatitis to kidney disease, liver disease, and lymphoma, but it has become clear that it is more than that — it also is ... > MORE

An end to the HIV/AIDS pandemic is in sight

In 2012, for the first time more than half of those eligible for HIV treatment around the world were receiving it, according to the UNAIDS Global Report. In 2016, U.S. public health officials are ... > MORE