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Top 5 Research Advancements in Psoriasis Biology and Therapy

The Dermatology Foundation’s investment in psoriasis researchers and projects is an important part of its history. The clinical observation of the 1980’s that psoriasis responded to the immunosuppression of cyclosporine…

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7 Advances in Atopic Dermatitis

While corporate interest in developing targeted agents to treat atopic dermatitis (AD) has been growing rapidly over the past few years, the Dermatology Foundation has a long history of funding…

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Clinical Symposia Returns February 2 – 5, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our annual CME meeting, the DF Clinical Symposia—Advances in Dermatology, will be held this February 2–5, 2022, in Naples, Florida. Mark your calendar for…

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Longtime DF Member & Award Recipient Appointed AMA President-elect

The Dermatology Foundation is pleased to share its warm congratulations to Dr. Jack S. Resneck, Jr., the new president-elect of the American Medical Association. This election reflects the confidence he…

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Dermatology Foundation Awards $2.7 million in Research Funding

Thanks to the support of its physician members and industry supporters during a turbulent year, the Dermatology Foundation (DF) was able to award $2.7 million in research support for 2021….

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Announcing the 2021 Research Award Recipients

The Dermatology Foundation Board of Trustees recently approved $2,705,000 in research funding for 62 meritorious projects in 15 award categories. Applications were rigorously reviewed for scientific merit by the DF’s…

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Jim Struthers Joins the Dermatology Foundation as Director of Development

EVANSTON, Ill. (February 11, 2021) – The Dermatology Foundation welcomes Jim Struthers as Director of Development. Struthers brings over 25 years of leadership experience to the position, primarily in fundraising…

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John E. Bournas Named Executive Director

EVANSTON, Ill. (Sept. 25, 2020) – Elizabeth I. McBurney, MD, Chair of the Board of Trustees and Janet A. Fairley, MD, President of the Dermatology Foundation are pleased to announce…

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2020 Research Award Recipients

The Board of Trustees is pleased to present the 59 recipients of the 2020 DF research awards. Charles and Daneen Stiefel Scholar Award in Skin Cancer Brian C. Capell, M.D.,…

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