2017 Summer Meeting Dailies

PRP offers hope, but clarity is needed

New medical treatments offer great promise, but they often fail to live up to the expectations. One of the newest treatments attracting attention in dermatology is platelet-rich plasma (PRP), which ... > MORE

CRISPR: Editing genes becomes a reality

Renowned biochemist Samuel H. Sternberg, PhD, explained CRISPR-Cas9 technology and how it could dramatically change medical treatments when he delivered his address as the Guest Speaker at the Plenary ... > MORE

Special report: The growing burden of skin disease

The total cost of skin disease was $75 billion in the United States in 2013, an average of $887 per patient. While that was a heavy financial load, skin disease has had an even greater impact in a ... > MORE

Vitiligo: The bench has reached the bedside

Vitiligo has long been a beast of a disease, devastating the psyches of millions of victims who were often told there are no treatments. However, a new day is dawning as researchers uncover the ... > MORE

Cellular therapy a new tool for treating cancer, autoimmune diseases

Adoptive cellular therapy is a promising platform for treating cancers using genetically engineered T-cells to target B-cells linked to a disease. The technology is now being used to target cells that ... > MORE

Dr. Lim: Dermatology must continue to adapt

Dermatology faces a variety of challenges, such as increasing skin disease in seniors, the role of non-physician providers, and meeting the demands of government regulations, but the Academy is ... > MORE

Experts to share tips for using lasers in aesthetic procedures

Lasers and Light Sources in Dermatology: How to Optimize Your Results and Avoid Complications (F030) Whether you are a novice or an expert in using lasers, you can learn the tips and tricks of ... > MORE

Plenary explores treatments, technologies

The Plenary is always a highlight of the Summer Meeting. Plan to attend from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday in Grand Ballroom East. The session will feature five lecturers as well as the President’s ... > MORE

Dermoscopy course to review basics, highlight new uses

Dermoscopy from A to Z (C001) Dermoscopy is a key tool dermatologists and other skin care providers use to diagnose skin cancers earlier. A full-day course on Saturday will explain the common and ... > MORE

Molecular advances affect melanoma classification, treatment

Molecular Diagnostics and Emerging Therapies in Malignant Melanoma (F014) 1-3 p.m. Friday Sutton Complex Research has demonstrated that melanoma subsets can be classified at the molecular ... > MORE