2015 Annual Meeting Dailies

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  • Stakeholders working to fill gaps in psoriasis researchPsoriasis patients, clinicians, and payers all need better outcomes. Getting to better outcomes doesn't necessarily mean better drugs, said Alice Gottlieb, MD, PhD, chair and Harvey B. Ansell professor of dermatology at Tufts University School of Medicine. Getting to better outcomes means better patient-centered measures to enhance research and treatment. > MORE
  • New technology offers options for skin resurfacing and tightening, tattoo removalAdvances in technology in the last 15 years have created a variety of options for skin resurfacing and rejuvenation, tattoo removal, skin tightening, and body contouring, which were covered Saturday in “The Science Behind New Devices in Dermatology.” > MORE
  • Recognition of drug-related dermatologic side effects growsThe growing intensity of drug therapy, both in terms of frequency of use and drug strength, in dermatology and other specialties is fueling an increased recognition of cutaneous adverse events. A good history and solid lab work can help identify drug-related cutaneous conditions that might otherwise be difficult to diagnose and treat. > MORE
  • Simple tools provide quick, accurate diagnostics for bedside and beyondWhether in a resource-poor area overseas or at the bedside in a tertiary care hospital in your clinic, with just a few tools you can quickly diagnose a host of diseases ranging from chicken pox to scabies, said Karolyn Wanat, MD, director of the session “Beyond the Tzanck: Bedside Diagnostics for Dermatologists,” presented Friday. > MORE
  • Pediatric cancer and cutaneous complications highlighted in new sessionA new session Friday designated a topic in dermatology with capital letters in “The Big C's: Children, Cancer, and Cutaneous Complications.” The session covered the diagnosis and management of primary cutaneous malignancies and the cutaneous effects of oncologic therapy in children. > MORE
  • Annual Business Meeting the best way to start SundayAll Academy members should attend the Annual Business Meeting at 8 a.m. Sunday in Room 103, Moscone South. The annual Business Meeting, part of the Sunday Plenary, gives attendees the opportunity to learn about the progress and achievements of the Academy, as well as providing updates on the Academy's fiscal stability. > MORE

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