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Session Information

SYM S032 - New Emerging Therapies

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Sunday, March 03

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Fillmore Theatre

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: Theodore Rosen, MD, FAAD


  • Diane Romayne Baker, MD, FAAD
  • Brian Berman, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Aditya K. Gupta, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Anthony P. Hall, MBBS - Handout
  • Darrell S. Rigel, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Antonella Tosti, MD - Handout

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Utilize new or emerging therapies for alopecia, scars and keloids
  • Describe new treatment options for melanoma
  • Recognize new antifungal therapeutics

This session will highlight treatment options which are very new or which are emerging. Speakers will choose those topics which can be incorporated into practice now or which seem likely to be available in the near future. The symposium is designed to concentrate on state of the art therapeutics, with widely diverse subject matter.


  • Advances in the treatment of keloids. J Drugs Dermatol 2011 May;10(5):468-80.
  • New therapeutic options for onychomycosis. Expert Opin Pharmacother 2012 Jun;13(8):1131-42.
  • Treatment options for alopecia: an update, looking to the future. Expert Opin Pharmacother 2012 Jun;13(9):1271-81.


Sunday, March 03
2:00 PMNew and emerging melanoma treatments / Dr. Rigel
2:30 PMUnusual treatments for unusual diseases / Dr. Baker
3:00 PMNew and emerging therapy for scars and keloids / Dr. Berman
3:30 PMNew and emerging antifungal therapy / Dr. Gupta
4:00 PMNew and emerging treatments for alopecia / Dr. Tosti
4:30 PMNew and emerging treatments for disorders of male genitalia / Dr. Hall