Latest News - Psoriasis

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Two New Psoriasis Guidelines Address Comorbidities, Biologic Treatment

The American Academy of Dermatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation have released two new guidelines outlining best practices for treating psoriasis with a focus on comorbidities and biologic tr…

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Penn Derm Awarded $8.6M to Study Home Versus In-Office Phototherapy Treatment for Psoriasis

A research team at the University of Pennsylvania will receive $8.6 million to study the effectiveness of home-based phototherapy treatments for psoriasis compared to treatments that require a visit t…

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

IPC, Others Call for Creation of Worldwide Psoriasis Database

A new report calls for the creation of a web-based Global Psoriasis Atlas (GPA) database that will document the prevalence and incidence of psoriasis worldwide. The report, entitled "Global St…

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

FDA Greenlights Humira Biosim Cyltezo for Multiple Inflammatory Diseases

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s Cyltezo™, a biosimilar to Humira®, in a pre-filled syringe for the treatment of multip…

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Psoriasis Severity Linked to Increased Risk of Death

The more surface area of the body covered by psoriasis, the greater the risk of death, according to a new analysis by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylva…

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Valeant’s Newly Minted Ortho Dermatologic Unit Makes Big Splash at Summer AAD

It’s go big or go home for the newly re-branded Valeant Ortho Dermatologic division. At the 2017 American Academy of Dermatology in New York City, the company will officially launch …

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Largest Psoriasis Meta-Analysis to Date Yields New Genetic Clues

A new meta -analysis identifies 16 additional genetic markers that may help researchers get closer to understanding how -- and why -- psoriasis develops. University of Michigan researchers, wor…

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tweaking TWEAK May Cool Inflammation in Pso and AD

New research pinpoints a common driver of skin inflammation in both psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. The findings, published in the May 22, 2017 issue of Nature Communications, showed that TWE…

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Monday, March 06, 2017

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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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Novan: SB414 Inhibited IL-17 in Psoriasis Mouse Model

Novan, Inc. has announced preclinical data showing that its nitric oxide-releasing product candidate SB414 significantly (p<0.05) reduced composite psoriasis scores, which consist of eryt…

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Friday, September 23, 2016

FDA Approves Humira Biosimilar

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Amjevita (adalimumab-atto) as a biosimilar to Humira (adalimumab) for multiple inflammatory diseases. Amjevita is approved for the following ind…

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Almirall, Sun Pharma Enter into a License Agreement for Psoriasis Drug Tildrakizumab in Europe

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and Almirall will work together to develop and commercialize tildrakizumab for psoriasis in Europe. Tildrakizumab is an investigational IL-23p19 inhibitor currentl…

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

FDA Advisory Arm Recommends Brodalumab For Moderate-To-Severe Plaque Psoriasis

A US. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel voted to greenlight Valeant’s IL-17 blocker brodalumab for the treatment of moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in adults. The committe…

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Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Sernivo Spray Hits Pharmacy Shelves

Sernivo™ Spray for psoriasis is officially available. Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories’ US subsidiary, Promius Pharma, LLC, U.S. Sernivo™ Spray (betamethasone dipropionate) 0.05% wa…

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Psoriasis Market Poised for Growth Spurt by 2024

The psoriasis market will more than double to $13.3 billion by 2024 as drugs greatly improve, according to a new report from GlobalData. The market will rise from $6.6 billion in 2014 to over …

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