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According to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, the average cost to develop a cancer medication is significantly lower than recent estimates of $7.2 billion.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Sept. 19, 2017) —

The recent shortage of sodium bicarbonate and lidocaine hydrochloride injection with epinephrine that has plagued physicians and hospitals will be coming to an end. But when?

The FDA has granted ‘breakthrough therapy’ status to Abeona Therapeutics’ EB-101 gene therapy for recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB).

According to results from a national survey conducted by the Doctor-Patient Rights Project, 70 percent of insurance denials were for treatments for patients with serious chronic conditions. The survey results...

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Aug. 29, 2017) —

The results of research funded by the National Rosacea Society offer clues about the disease process for rosacea inflammation. Researchers at the University of California-San Diego studied the direct role...

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Aug. 8, 2017) —

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2018 Annual Meeting
Feb. 16-20, 2018
San Diego, California

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Latest Publications

September 2017
Dermatology World

A tangled web: What's happening with drug prices and what's being done to bring costs down

Feeling the burn: Sources of dermatologist burnout and mitigating strategies 

Short supply: Need for inpatient dermatologic care increases
September 2017

Etiologies and management of cutaneous flushing

Skin-infiltrating, interleukin-22–producing T cells differentiate pediatric psoriasis from adult psoriasis

Psoriasis and suicidality: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2017 Summer Meeting
AAD Meeting News

  • Advances in lasers, PRP, gene editing, and more

  • Physician burnout: Trying to reverse the trend

  • Hair loss and inflammation: Seeking the connection

  • All things considered — a primer on contracts for residents

  • Boards Fodder: Monitoring systemic dermatology medications

  • Career case study: Pediatric dermatology


Fall 2017

Making a lasting impression

The power of collaboration

In the Community: Humanitarianism abroad