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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

New PSA From American Academy of Dermatology Highlights Dangers of Tanning

As Memorial Day signals the unofficial start of summer, many teen girls will be eager to get out of school and spend time outside -- and some may want to get a tan. But a new public service advertise…

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Thursday, May 03, 2018

AAD Launches Campaign to Support Skin Self Exams

In recognition of Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May and Melanoma Monday® on May 7, the American Academy of Dermatology is encouraging the public to be a “Skin Cancer Hero” by lea…

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Friday, April 20, 2018

AAD Awards 26 Shade Structure Grants to Protect America’s Youth

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has awarded Shade Structure grants to 26 schools and nonprofit organizations across the country. The AAD awarded its 2018 AAD Shade Structure grants to the…

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

American Academy of Dermatology Elects New Officers, Board Members

The American Academy of Dermatology named its new officers and board members who will represent the more than 19,000 physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treat…

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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Dermira Presents Positive Data on Treating Pediatric Patients with Axillary Hyperhidrosis

Dermira, Inc. presented new findings from its glycopyrronium tosylate (formerly DRM04) Phase 3 clinical program showing that when applied topically, the investigational therapy improved disease severi…

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Ortho Dermatologics Presents Analysis of Siliq Phase 3 Data on Disease-Related Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Psoriasis

Ortho Dermatologics, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America, LLC, shared the results from an analysis of the Phase 3 clinical trial AMAGINE-1, which evaluated mental health comorbidities …

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Meet the Newest AAD Officers and Board Members

Suzanne M. Olbricht, MD, FAAD, a Boston-based dermatologist, will take the helm of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) as the new President. Her one-year term officially begins on Tuesday, Feb. …

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Exciplex Phototherapy Device Debuts at AAD 2018

Excimer Therapies Inc.,  now has the exclusive U.S. distribution rights for the Clarteis SAS exciplex® phototherapy treatment device. Excimer Therapies officially enters the market and wil…

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Some Parents Just Don’t Understand Risks of Indoor Tanning

Dads, parents who had used indoor tanning devices themselves and those who reported that they had never received skin cancer prevention counseling from their child’s doctor are less likely to be…

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Merkel Cell Carcinoma Is On The Rise

Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is on the rise, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and presented at the American Academy of Dermatology 201…

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Restoration Robotics to Showcase ARTAS Robotic Hair Restoration System at Annual AAD Meeting

Restoration Robotics, Inc. will showcase the ARTAS Robotic Hair Restoration System at The Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) February 15-18 at the San Diego Convention Center …

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Lilly: New Taltz Data and Pipeline Update to be Presented at AAD Annual Meeting

Eli Lilly and Company will present new data for Taltz® (ixekizumab), baricitinib, and mirikizumab at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) annual meeting in San Diego. The data include…

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Lumenis to Introduce PicoFractional Technology at AAD Annual Meeting

 Lumenis Ltd. plans to unveil the Pico Fractional, a new photoacoustic fractional laser, at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA from February 16th-18th, 2018…

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Meet JAAD’s New Editor Dirk M. Elston, MD

Charleston, SC-based dermatologist Dirk M. Elston, MD, FAAD, is the next editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Elston, the journal’s current deputy editor, will st…

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

AAD Issues New Guidelines for Treatment of Non-melanoma Skin Cancer

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has addressed the growing health concern about non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC) with the release of its guidelines of care for the management of basal ce…

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