The Translational Science Dermatology Lecture Series from George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, hosted by Dr. Adam Friedman, Associate Professor of Dermatology and Residency Program Director, aims to provide residents and physicians access to the latest bench research and practical pearls from the masters that will help them offer the highest quality evidence-based dermatological care. These lectures focus on cutting edge advances in the diagnosis and management of skin disorders and cutaneous diseases including acne, rosacea, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, pruritus and melanoma.
The “Itch From Bedside to Bench” installment of the Translational Science Dermatology Lecture Series from George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, hosted by Adam Friedman, Residency Program Director, is presented by Gil Yosipovitch, MD FAAD, Professor of Dermatology at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. This lecture aims to provide residents and physicians access to the latest bench research and practical pearls from a master in pruritus that will help them offer the highest quality evidence-based dermatological care. Watch Video
In the second installment of the Translational Science Dermatology Lecture Series from George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, hosted by Dr. Adam Friedman, invited lecturer Dr. Abrar Qureshi, Professor and Chair of Department of Dermatology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, reviews his research to uncover the biological basis for many of the co-morbidities associated with, and risk factors for, psoriasis. Through this clear and clinically oriented presentation, the common pathophysiological threads are elucidated with a focus on identifying preventive strategies and therapeutic targets for current and future treatments. Watch Video
Dr. Amy Paller, Walter J. Hamlin Professor and Chair of Dermatology & Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, delivers a presentation discussing the cause and treatment of pediatrict Atopic Dermatitis, including co-morbidities, epidermal barrier impairment, and compliance issues. Watch Video
Dr. Diane Thiboutot, endowed Professor of Dermatology and Associate Dean of Clinical and Translational Research Education at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, PA, underscores the extrordinary biological complexity of one of the most common skin diseases, Acne Vulgaris. Watch Video
Dr. Jon Zippin, Assistant Attending Dermatologist and Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Weill Cornell Medical College, elucidates the complexity of cAMP biology and the translational impact of PDE4 inhibition as it relates to chronic inflammatory skin diseases. Tune in to learn why targeting this pathway is clinically meaningful but also where more work is needed to improve outcomes. Watch Video
Dr. David Polsky, Professor of Dermatology and Pathology, Alfred W. Kopf, MD Professor of Dermatologic Oncology in the Department of Dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center delivers a stellar presentation on both developing tools to better stratify risk factors for melanoma and identifying novel biomarkers to allow for melanoma treatment efficacy monitoring and progress. Watch Video
Dr. Lloyd Miller, Associate Professor of Dermatology and Orthopedic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, takes us on a translational tour of the innate immune response, highlighting specific aberrations in cutaneous pathology and drugable targets. Watch Video