2014 Annual Meeting Wrap-Up

  • New heights scaled at AAD Meeting in DenverThe Academy was excited to introduce a new way of personalizing your meeting experience with meeting concierge stations. The new Meeting Concierges helped answer attendees' meeting questions more rapidly and efficiently, and were easily identifiable in their snazzy green vests. > MORE
  • Research session shines light on interesting new treatmentsSeveral promising treatments for psoriasis, rosacea, atopic dermatitis, pruritus, and cancers, and even the effect of botulinum toxin on mental health were presented March 22 in a six-hour, two-part AAD Annual Meeting symposium, “The Latest in Dermatology Research. > MORE
  • International group seeks to close gaps in psoriasis researchTo improve outcomes for the treatment of psoriasis, an international group of stakeholders has developed an initiative to gather more treatment data about the disease. The progress of the initiative was reviewed at the AAD Annual Meeting March 24 during “Research Gaps in Psoriasis: Opportunities for Future Studies and Development of New Outcome Measures for Clinical Trials” (F156). > MORE
  • Evidence and expertise needed to translate psoriasis guidelines into practiceStrong clinical evidence and up-to-date guidelines do not automatically translate into good clinical practice. It takes expert guidance and advice to apply guidelines in the clinical setting and improve patient outcomes. > MORE
  • Researchers target signaling pathways to develop pruritus treatmentsThe exact causes of pruritus are not understood, but researchers are learning more about its mechanisms, and the Academy is helping drive those efforts by making pruritus one of its top research priorities. > MORE
  • An #AAD14 Twitter selfie face off!This year AAD Meeting News hosted its first ever Twitter photo contest during the 72nd Annual Meeting in Denver. And not just any photo contest — a selfie contest. From classic up-close selfies taken with an extending arm and casual shots with friends, to group photos and fun poses with the Colorado Convention Center's famed 40-foot Blue Bear, we had a tough decision to make! > MORE
  • Awards conferred for top postersThe American Academy of Dermatology Poster Exhibits Task Force announced the recipients of the 2014 Poster Awards during the 72nd Annual Meeting in Denver. The Academy congratulates all the authors on their outstanding presentations. > MORE