2017 Annual Meeting Dailies

Sulzberger lecturer links psoriasis, CV disease

Like the start of a snowstorm, evidence is accumulating that psoriasis is linked to cardiovascular and cardiometabolic disease, and the severity of psoriasis increases the risk of heart ... > MORE

Quality teledermatology is part of the future for dermatology

Dermatology has long been seen as the specialty that could best use telemedicine to treat more people and improve outcomes. Despite that promise, dermatologists are divided on the future of ... > MORE

Gruber lecturer discusses role of UV radiation in mole mutations

As treating melanoma is difficult, so is developing melanoma. It requires a complex series of genetic mutations — often driven by exposing moles to sunlight — occurring in the right order to overwhelm ... > MORE

Interview with Christine Léauté-Labrèze, MD

Christine Léauté-Labrèze, MD, presented the Eugene J. Van Scott Award for Innovative Therapy of the Skin and Phillip Frost Leadership Lecture at the Sunday Plenary. She is a pediatric dermatologist at ... > MORE

Health security expert: Dermatologists first line of defense for Ebola

Almost 29,000 cases of Ebola with more than 11,000 deaths were reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) in a 2016 report on the 2014-2016 West African Ebola epidemic. The numbers are grisly, ... > MORE

Hands-on: Fire and ice face off in surgery demo

Electrosurgery and cryosurgery. How does each one work? Which one would you select for common benign lesions? What is the place in oncology for either? Find out during “Hands-on: Fire and Ice! ... > MORE

Dr. Torres reflects on accomplishments during his term as president

AAD President Abel Torres, MD, JD, MBA, introduced a new public relations campaign that is designed to improve the image of dermatologists and the specialty, during his President’s Address at the ... > MORE

Dr. Lim calls for unity, diversity in dermatology

As he begins his term on Tuesday as AAD president, Henry Lim, MD, is focusing on uniting all dermatology professionals to advance the specialty and the care of its patients. In his ... > MORE

Research studies effects of skin diseases in children

Studies regarding the development of skin diseases and the care of skin conditions in children were presented Saturday during “Late-Breaking Research: Clinical Studies/Pediatric” (F072). Vascular ... > MORE

Cosmeceutical facts and fancies

Innovation rules in cosmeceuticals. But innovative doesn’t always equal effective. “Some of these new products are based on fact, and some are based on fantasy,” said Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, a ... > MORE