2017 Annual Meeting Wrap Up

AAD delivers one of its strongest Annual Meetings in Orlando

Orlando is a city that is invariably associated with “magic.” Add to that magic some stellar scientific sessions, speakers, and events, and you create a special event that is truly spellbinding. It ... > MORE

Aggressive treatment needed for hidradenitis suppurativa

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a plague for patients but an area ripe for dermatologic researchers. Treatment advances such as biologics and more effective surgical techniques are improving patient ... > MORE

Adults with atopic dermatitis are not just big kids

Many clinicians think of atopic dermatitis (AD) as a childhood disease. Even dermatologists may not realize that the prevalence of AD in adults is only slightly lower than in children. The difference ... > MORE

Start early to forestall cosmetic effects of aging

An aging body is like aging machinery; it doesn’t break down overnight but wears down gradually. This has led a growing number of people to begin maintenance cosmeceutical treatments before the aging ... > MORE

PDT effective in medical and cosmetic uses

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is emerging as a useful tool in medical and cosmetic dermatology. The target is the same for skin damaged by the sun and other environmental insults. These actinic keratoses ... > MORE

Advances in psoriasis treatments, research examined

Clinicians and researchers have targeted psoriasis in recent years, leading to the development of many new treatments. Advances include the development of biologics, learning about the effect of ... > MORE

Nonsurgical options increasing for skin cancers

Surgery was once a primary option for treating nearly all skin cancers, but advancing technology is expanding treatment options. New laser applications, biologics, and other modalities are giving ... > MORE

Fox Award: The future of dermatology recognized

Winners of this year’s Everett C. Fox Memorial Award presented the most outstanding papers in basic science and clinical research March 4, during the “Resident and Fellows” symposium. The top papers ... > MORE

Northwestern team wins Resident Jeopardy

A team from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine won the Resident Jeopardy competition March 5. The winning team was The Derminators, whose members were Sarah Adams, MD, PGY-4, and ... > MORE

Poster winners named

The AAD Poster Exhibits Task Force announced the recipients of the 2017 Annual Meeting Poster Awards. First Place 5183: Does Time to Treatment Matter in Melanoma? Ruzica Conic, MD, Claudia ... > MORE