Psoriasis

Patient Buzz Series: Pandemic and Protests
Patient Buzz Series
by Allison Sit on
Consumer news articles are revealing patients’ questions about the impact of the deadly pandemic and nationwide protests on their skin, hair, and nail health. How can you prevent breakouts from wearing face masks? Should you avoid oil-based beauty products while protesting? Is ‘COVID toe’ not actually caused by COVID-19? Be prepared for your patients’ questions about these timely dermat …
Inhibiting the JAK/STAT Pathway to Treat Inflammatory Skin Diseases
JAK Inhibitors
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. Jonathan Zippin, Vice-Chair of Research and an Associate Attending Dermatologist and Associate Professor of Dermatology at Weill Medical College of Cornell, and Director of the Contact, Occupational and Photodermatitis Service. Watch as he reviews the JAK/STAT signaling pathway in normal i …
Coronavirus & Atopic Dermatitis Reporting Registry
SECURE-AD
by Annelie Musters, MD | Angela Bosma, MD on
EPI Health has graciously supported the COVID-19 News and Resource Center. SECURE-AD (Surveillance Epidemiology of Corona Virus (COVID-19) Under Research Exclusion - Atopic Dermatitis) is a secure, online, de-identified international reporting registry for health care providers to report outcomes of COVID-19 in atopic dermatitis (AD) patients. Clinicians worldwide are encouraged to report al …
IL-23 Inhibitors for Psoriasis Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
IL-23 Inhibitors
by Blair Allais, MD on
Psoriasis involves a complex inflammatory cascade mediated by various cytokine effectors. Over the past fifteen years, treatment options have evolved to include biologic medications that provide targeted inhibition of various pathways. IL-23 has emerged as an important inflammatory cytokine in the pathogenesis of psoriasis. We continue our series, Therapeutic Cheat Sheet, with a closer look at IL- …
Journal Review Series: April-June 2019
Journal Review Series
by ANNA H. CHACON, MD on
Next Steps in Derm author, Dr. Anna Chacon, searched the journals so that you don’t have to! She reports on important take-aways from different dermatology journals for the months of April, May, and June of 2019. It is key to keep in mind that “important” is subjective and what is contained in this review is one person’s view of what should be remembered from these months of the literat …