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Friday, March 24, 2017 |, Research and Publications

Study: Severe Psoriasis More Common in Men

Severe psoriasis predominantly affects men, according to a new study in the American Journal of Clinical Dermatology. In the study of 5,438 Swedish psoriasis patients, women had significantly …

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Monday, March 06, 2017 | Phase 3/4 Trials,, Novartis, Psoriasis

Sandoz Proposed Biosimilar Shows Equivalent Efficacy to Humira

Sandoz’s proposed biosimilar adalimumab (GP2017) shows equivalent efficacy to reference medicine, according to data presented at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) in Orlando, Florida. …

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Thursday, March 02, 2017 | Phase 3/4 Trials,, American Academy of Dermatology, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Sun Pharma to Present Data from Tildrakizumab Clinical Development Program at 2017 AAD Meeting

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd will present several new analyses from Phase-1 and the pivotal Phase-3 clinical trials (reSURFACE 1 and 2) of tildrakizumab, an investigational IL-23p19 inhibitor bei…

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Wednesday, March 01, 2017 |,,,,,, Research and Publications

Skin Diseases Remain Major Cause of Disability

Skin diseases are the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the Global Burden of Disease 2013 Study which appears online in JAMA Dermatology. For the study, researchers estimat…

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Wednesday, March 01, 2017 |,,,,,, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology

AAD Launches SkinSerious Campaign

The American Academy of Dermatology is launching a new campaign to raise awareness of the breadth of serious skin diseases as well as the critical role dermatologists play in an era of team-based heal…

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Monday, February 27, 2017 |, Research and Publications

Depression, Psoriasis And Risk Of Psoriatic Arthritis: What’s the Connection?

Psoriasis patients who develop depression are at a 37 percent greater risk of developing psoriatic arthritis, compared with psoriasis patients who did not develop depression, according to a new study …

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance,, Valeant NJ

FDA Approves Valeant's SILIQ For Moderate-To-Severe Plaque Psoriasis

The FDA has approved the Biologics License Application (BLA) for Valeant Pharmaceutical's SILIQ (brodalumab) injection, for subcutaneous use, a monoclonal antibody that targets the IL-17 receptor …

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Wednesday, February 08, 2017 |,, Research and Publications

Study Finds Increased Incidence of SCC Among Patients Treated with Biologics for Psoriasis

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology sought to estimate the overall malignancy rate (excluding non-melanoma skin cancere [NMSC]) and NMSC rate among 5,889 pat…

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Monday, January 30, 2017 |,

Dr. David Norris Named New ASA President

David Norris, MD, Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is the new President of American Skin Association (ASA). …

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 |,,, Research and Publications, Melanoma

Congratulations: American Skin Association Announces 2017 Research Scholar Awards and Research Grants

And the winners are … The American Skin Association (ASA) research scholar awards and research grants are: ASA Carson Research Scholar Award in Psoriasis Cory L. Simpson, MD, PhD Un…

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 |,

New Plush Wonder Duck Toy Benefits Children's Skin Disease Foundation and Camp Wonder

A plush version of Camp Wonder’s mascot, Wonder Duck, is now available for purchase, with 100% of the proceeds going to the Children's Skin Disease Foundation. Camp Wonder is a summe…

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Wednesday, January 04, 2017 |,,,, Research and Publications

Study Examines Diversity in Dermatologic Clinical Trials

Dermatologic clinical trials within the United States reflect the growing diversity of the US population, but reporting of both sex and racial/ethnic diversity of research cohorts is still lacking, es…

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Friday, December 30, 2016 |, Research and Publications, National Psoriasis Foundation

National Psoriasis Foundation Awards 2016 Grants and Fellowships

The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) awarded more than $1.9 million in research funding in 2016, including 23 new projects from around the world. Established and emerging scientists recei…

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Monday, November 28, 2016 |,,, Research and Publications

Study: Anxiety Linked to Skin Disease

Anxiety disorders tend to be followed by skin diseases, according to psychologists at the University of Basel in Switzerland and Ruhr University Bochum in Germany. The study, which appears in the j…

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Thursday, November 10, 2016 | Healthcare Trends,, National Psoriasis Foundation

NPF Offers Open Enrollment Insurance Advice Via New Patient Navigation Center

The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) Patient Navigation Center aims to help patients learn more about psoriatic disease, how to manage their condition and get answers to specific insurance and acce…

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