Pain in Hidradenitis Suppurativa: The Role of Nerve Sensitization and Defining Pain Outcomes

Pain is the most important cause of disability and reduced quality of life (QoL) in hidradenitis suppurativa (HS). This proposal consists of (1) a prospective cross-sectional study using quantitative sensory…

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Aileen Chang M.D.

Hospital Utilization for Skin Diseases in Persons Experiencing Homelessness

One in 25 Americans will experience homelessness in their lifetime. Homelessness is an independent risk factor for increased emergency department use, the longer length of hospital stay, and hospital readmission….

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Contributions of Early Life Bacterial-Barrier-Immune Interactions in the Path to Atopy

Pediatric atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic, costly, and high-morbidity disease. The earliest events that precede disease onset and modulate severity in at-risk infants remain poorly defined. Using novel experimental…

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psoriasis on elbow

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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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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Dr. Sewon Kang

Bright Minds for a Brighter Tomorrow

Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Dermatologist-in-Chief of Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dr. Sewon Kang knows the importance of new scientific knowledge about the skin. In this interview, he shares his belief that what Dermatology Foundation does is key to our future: “We all benefit from bright dermatologists and skin researchers interested in skin biology who stay in that research space.”

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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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