This ongoing evidence-based series from George Washington University, hosted by Adam Friedman, MD is comprised of expert guest lectures designed to provide dermatologists and residents with access to the latest bench-to-bedside research and practical pearls.
Translational Science Dermatology Lecture Series
Itch From Bedside to Bench
Residents and physicians gain access to the latest research and practical pearls that will help them offer the highest quality evidence-based dermatological care.
Presenter: Dr. Gil Yosipovitch, Professor of Dermatology at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
A research review uncovers the biological basis for many of the co-morbidities associated with, and risk factors for, psoriasis. The common pathophysiological threads are elucidated with a focus on identifying preventive strategies and therapeutic targets for current and future treatments.
Presenter: Dr. Abrar Qureshi, Professor and Chair of Department of Dermatology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University,
Discussion on the cause and treatment of pediatric Atopic Dematitis, including co-morbidities, epidermal barrier impairment, and compliance issues.
Presenter: Dr. Amy Paller, Walter J. Hamlin Professor and Chair of Dermatology & Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois
Thank you to Encore Dermatology for support and/or exhibition at the live activity.
Translational Research in Acne: Identifying Therapeutic Target
A presentation on the extraordinary biological complexity of one of the most common skin diseases, Acne Vulgaris.
Presenter: Dr. Diane Thiboutot, endowed Professor of Dermatology and Associate Dean of Clinical and Translational Research Education at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Targeting cAMP Signaling for the Treatment of Inflammatory Diseases of the Skin
Interprets the complexity of cAMP biology and the translational impact of PDE4 inhibition as it relates to chronic inflammatory skin diseases. Learn why targeting this pathway is clinically meaningful but also where more work is needed to improve outcomes.
Presenter: Dr. Jon Zippin, Assistant Attending Dermatologist and Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Weill Medical College of Cornell
Advances in Melanoma Risk Assessment and Metastatic Disease Monitoring
A stellar presentation on developing tools to better stratify risk factors for melanoma and identifying novel biomarkers to allow for melanoma treatment efficacy monitoring and progress.
Presenter: Dr. David Polsky, Professor of Dermatology and Pathology, Alfred W. Kopf, MD Professor of Dermatologic Oncology in the Department of Dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center
Thank you to Genentech for their support and exhibition at this event.
Innate Immune Mechanisms – Translation to Novel Therapeutics For Skin Disease
A translational tour of the innate immune response, highlighting specific aberrations in cutaneous pathology and drugable targets.
Presenter: Dr. Lloyd Miller, Associate Professor of Dermatology and Orthopedic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
I See Sezary Cells: Exploring the Molecular Basis of CTCL to Identify Better Treatments
Exploration of the molecular underpinnings of CTCL to highlight targets for established and emerging therapies.
Presenter: Madeleine Duvic, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine and Deputy Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Time Heals All Wounds? Not Really: A Bench to Bedside Review on Cutaneous Wound Management
Practical, translational pearls on wound care in this installment of the GW/JDD Translational Science Lecture Series. What is the best way to manage wound pain? Are scar-less graft donor sites related to the Easter bunny? What’s mo(i)st important for wound bandaging? Let’s be clear – ALL DERMATOLOGISTS SHOULD WATCH THIS.
Presenter: Robert Kirsner M.D., PhD, Professor and Harvey Blank Chair in Dermatology in the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Thank you to Sun Pharma, for support of and exhibition at this event.
Approaches to Treating Advanced Melanoma
A review of the mechanisms and utilization of small molecule inhibitors and immunotherapies for the treatment of advanced melanoma through this stellar case-based lecture.
Presenter: Dr. Suraj Venna, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University and Director of the Inova Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center
Thank you to Pfizer, for their support of and exhibition at this event.
Hair, Hair, Everywhair: The Translational Journey to Elucidate the Role of JAK Inhibition in Alopecia Areata and Androgenic Alopecia
An incredible investigative journey, from cell to mouse to human, to elucidate the pathophysiology of alopecia areata and develop both biomarkers for disease activity and treatment success, as well as targeted therapies to overcome this often recalcitrant and disabling disease.
Presenter: Angela Christiano, PhD, the Richard and Mildred Rhodebeck Professor of Dermatology and Professor of Genetics and Development at Columbia University
Thank you to Ortho Dermatologics, for their support of and exhibition at this event.