The Translational Science Dermatology Lecture Series from George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, hosted by Dr. Adam Friedman, Professor and Interim Chair 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 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5 here.
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 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 here.
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 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 here.
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 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5 here.
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
Dr. Madeleine Duvic, Professor of Internal Medicine and Deputy Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, explores the molecular underpinnings of CTCL to highlight targets for established and emerging therapies. Watch Video
Robert Kirsner MD, PhD, Professor and Harvey Blank Chair in Dermatology in the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine challenges us with practical, translational pearls on wound care in this installment of the GW/JDD Translational Science Lecture Series. What is the best way to manage wound pain? Are scarless graft donor sites related to the easter bunny? What is mo(i)st important for wound bandaging? Let's be clear - ALL DERMATOLOGISTS SHOULD WATCH THIS. Watch Video
Suraj Venna, MD, Associate Professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University and Medical Director of the Inova Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center, shares the recent, signifcant advances made in treating melanoma. Dr. Venna reviews the mechanisms of targeted therapy and immunotherapy for melanoma, in addition to revealing the value of the dermatologist in advanced cases of melanoma. Watch Video
Angela M. Christiano, PhD, Richard and Mildred Rhodebeck Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Dermatology at Columbia University, shares her research on the molecular processes that lead to inherited skin and hair disorders in humans. Click the link to watch as Dr. Christiano investigates the underlying genetic causes and identifies potential therapies for alopecia areata. Watch Video
Joslyn Kirby, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Dermatology at the Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, highlights the importance of making evidence-based decisions and considering medication affordability for patients. Did you know almost 30% of adults in the United States are financially burdened by healthcare costs? What is value from the patient's perspective? Watch Video
Benjamin Chong, MD, MSCS, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Director of the University of Texas Southwestern Connective Tissue Disease Clinic, and Medical Director of the Parkland Hospital and Health System Dermatology Clinic discusses all things Derm-Rheum. Click to hear about his clinical and translational research on cutaneous lupus, and more. Watch Video.
Ginette Okoye, MD, Professor of Dermatology and Department Chair at Howard University College of Medicine, discusses one of her clinical and research interests: Hidradenitis Suppurativa. Click the link to learn more. Watch Video.