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IEC at AAD 2023 - New Orleans, LA, USA
Thursday, March 16, 2023, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT
Category: IEC Events (for everyone)

Prurigo Nodularis

At AAD 2023 | March 16, 2023 | 2:00 - 6:00 PM Central Time 

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (New Orleans, LA, USA) | Rooms 283/284/285 

The IEC symposium will take place prior to the American Academy of Dermatology 2023 Annual Meeting (AAD) in New Orleans, USA.

Meeting registration is now closed. On-site registration is available.  The event is being recorded and will be available on-demand.  Please check back soon. 




  • Define Prurigo Nodularis and its related nomenclature.
  • Examine the pathophysiology and potential therapeutic targets of Prurigo Nodularis.
  • Discuss the diagnosis and management of Prurigo Nodularis, to include oral therapies and emerging biologics.


  Sonja Ständer, MD    Robert Bissonnette, MD FRCPC MSc



2:00 – 2:15 PM Welcome and Introductions from the IECRobert Bissonnette, MD FRCPC MSc | IEC President | Montréal, PQ, Canada

2:15 – 2:55 PM What is Prurigo Nodularis?Martin Metz, MD | Berlin, Germany

3:00 – 3:40 PM Pathophysiology and potential therapeutic targets of Prurigo Nodularis | Shawn Kwatra, MD, FAAD | Baltimore, MD/USA

3:40 – 3:55 PM Break 

3:55 – 4:40 PM Emerging oral therapies for Prurigo Nodularis | Gil Yosipovitch, MD FAAD | IEC Councilor | Miami, FL/USA

4:40 – 5:20 PM Management of Prurigo Nodularis including diagnosis and current therapy | Sarina Elmariah, MD, PhD | Boston, MA/USA

5:20 – 6 PM Emerging biologics for Prurigo Nodularis | Sonja Ständer, MD | IEC Councilor | Münster, Germany

6:00 PM Adjournment | Robert Bissonnette, MD FRCPC MSc | Montreal, PQ, Canada


This educational symposium presented by the IEC is offered at no cost to attendees.



IEC will comply with AAD and local mandates at the time of the in-person meeting.  Visit the AAD's Health and Safety Travel Resources page for more information.