News Archives

December 31, 2018

Professor of Dermatology, Dr. Adam Friedman, scoffs at the idea that cryotherapy works as an anti-aging treatment. Despite the use of cryotherapy by big name celebrities, the actual benefits are debated. Read more about the science behind, (or lack of), cryotherapy. 

December 17, 2018

Professor of Dermatology, Adam Friedman, MD, and team review 35 studies regarding the treatment of prurigo nodularis to evaluate the most effective options. The team found that emerging treatments are among the most effective, but suggest that additional randomized controlled trials are needed.

December 17, 2018

Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Director of Cutaneous Oncology Vishal Patel, MD, FAAD, FACMS joins Jospeh Goodman, MD, to discuss skin cancer on the George Washington Healthcast. On the podcast they discusss melanoma, incidence, prevention, and treatment options.

December 05, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Emily Murphy, Research Fellow, has been awarded a grant by the Washington DC Dermatologic Society Scholarship and Grants Program for her project Sensitization of human squamous cell carcinoma to cisplatin chemotherpay and anti-EGFR therapy by targeting

November 16, 2018

Members from the George Washington University Dermatology Department worked with the Women's Dermatologic Society and the House of Ruth to hold a Skin Care Event.

November 16, 2018

Professor of Dermatology, Adam Friedman, MD, explains why acne can worsen in the winter months. Click the link to learn what you can do to beat the winter weather stress on your skin.  

November 05, 2018

Professor of Dermatology, Adam Friedman, MD, weighs in on the most important factors to consider when choosing the right sunscreen.