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IEC Symposium at AAD – Washington, DC, USA

February 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Atopic Dermatitis and Alopecia Areata: Comparison and Contrast

At AAD 2019  |  Thursday, February 28, 2019  |  Noon-5 pm EST

Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington DC Convention Center | Washington, DC, USA

Register now for “Atopic Dermatitis and Alopecia Areata: Comparison and Contrast,” an educational symposium presented jointly by the International Eczema Council and National Alopecia Areata Foundation.

The symposium is conveniently scheduled for noon–5 pm EST Thursday, February 28, in the Capital Ballroom of the Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington DC Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Attendees arriving in Washington, DC, for the 2019 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting can take advantage of this additional educational opportunity the afternoon before the annual meeting begins.

At the symposium, an international team of experts in various specialties will discuss the similarities and differences between atopic dermatitis and alopecia areata—two common but complex skin diseases—and explore the implications from bench to bedside. Time will be included for speakers to answer attendees’ questions.

Register now and plan your travel to the AAD meeting to bring you to Washington, DC, in time for this unique symposium.

PROGRAM CHAIRS

  • Emma Guttman, New York, NY, USA
  • Natasha A. Mesinkovska, Irvine, CA, USA

PROGRAM GOALS

  • Dissecting the overlap and differences in the underlying basis for Atopic Dermatitis and Alopecia Areata
  • Reviewing new, more targeted therapies and determining if there is overlap in their use
  • Recognizing the perspectives and needs of patients with Atopic Dermatitis and Alopecia Areata

AGENDA
12:00 – 12:15 pm Lunch

12:15 – 12:20 pm Welcome and Overview
Emma Guttman, New York, NY, USA

12:20 – 12:45 pm Epidemiological Link of Atopic Dermatitis and Alopecia Areata
Aaron Drucker, Toronto, ON, CA

12:45 – 1:05 pm Comorbidities of Atopic Dermatitis and Alopecia Areata
Natasha A. Mesinkovska, Irvine, CA, USA

1:05 – 1:40 pm The Pathogenesis of Atopic Dermatitis and Development of a Precision Medicine Approach with Implications for Alopecia Areata
Emma Guttman, New York, NY, USA

1:40 – 1:55 pm Break

1:55 – 2:25 pm The Evolving Pathogenesis of Alopecia Areata and Biomarkers of Disease
Ralf Paus, Miami, FL, USA

2:25– 2:50 pm The Therapeutic Landscape in Atopic Dermatitis
Eric Simpson, Portland, OR, USA

2:50– 3:15 pm Therapeutic Advances in Alopecia Areata
Brett King, New Haven, CT, USA

3:15 – 3:40 pm Translating Advances in Therapeutics to Pediatrics
Atopic Dermatitis
Amy Paller, Chicago, IL, USA
Alopecia Areata
Leslie Castelo-Soccio, Philadelphia, PA, USA

3:40 – 4:00 pm Outcome Measures for Atopic Dermatitis and How This Can Be Implemented in Alopecia Areata
Jonathan Silverberg

4:00 – 4:45 pm Patient Perspective on Clinical Trials (Atopic Dermatitis and Alopecia Areata): 3-4 Patients (2-3 Adults and a Child)
Dory Kranz, National Alopecia Areata Foundation
Julie Block, CEO, National Eczema Association

4:45 – 5:00 pm Round Table Discussion and Closing Comments

Q & A will follow each topic presentation.


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Details

Date:
February 28, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Venue

Capital Ballroom, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Washington DC Convention Center