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F063 - Invention and Entrepreneurialism in Dermatology: Stories of Success and Reality Check

Saturday, February 17; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Examine personal experiences of invention and entrepreneurialism in dermatology.
  • Discuss the potential benefits and pitfalls of invention and entrepreneurialism as a practicing dermatologist.


The presenting dermatologist in this session will share their extensive entrepreneurial experiences with the audience, including the potential pitfalls and ethical considerations of a practicing physician pursing entrepreneurial endeavors.


  • Anderson, Richard Rox, MD: Cytrellis Biosystems, Inc – C(SO); Living Proof, Inc. – C(SO); Massachusetts General Hospital – E(IP); MOE Medical Devices LLC – C(H); Olivio Laboratories, LLC – A(SO); Photomedex – C(H); Seven Oaks – C(IP); Seventh Sense BioSystems – C(SO); Sofregen Medical, Inc. – C(SO); Strata Skin Sciences – C(H);
  • Bauer, Eugene A., MD: Aevi Genomic Medicine – B(SO); Demira – B(S); Dermira – B(SO), B(ST); Kadmon Corporation, LLC – B(SO);
  • Bernstein, Eric F., MD: Candela Corporation – A(Fees), A(SO); Syneron, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Zeltiq Aesthetics – A(H);
  • Gilmore, Jasson: Obalon Therapeutics Inc – SH(SO); Sientra, Inc. – C(Fees); Strata Skin Sciences – C(Fees);
  • Troilo, Louis: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
Event Details
  • Date
    Saturday, February 17
  • Time
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Location
    Room 25C
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Eric F. Bernstein, MD, FAAD
  • Craig Drill, MBA
  • Eugene A. Bauer, MD, FAAD
  • Jasson Gilmore - Handout
  • Louis Troilo
  • Richard Rox Anderson, MD, FAAD
  • Robert Grove