2017 Conference Proceedings

2017 Conference Proceedings

PeDRA 2017 Annual Conference

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EARLY INVESTIGATOR FORUM: SELLING YOUR SCIENCE

“Scientific Writing & Specific Aims Pages” – Drew Bixby, MA

“Bullets Kill: Transforming Slide Design” – Melissa Marshall

KEYNOTE DINNER PRESENTATION

“Talk Nerdy to Me” – Melissa Marshall

PLENARY SESSIONS

Friday, October 27, 2017

“Maximizing Comparative Effectiveness Research to Guide Clinical Decision-Making” – April Armstrong, MD, MPH

Saturday, October 28, 2017

“Genetics and Immunology of Alopecia Areata” – Angela Christiano, PhD

“Immune Tolerance to Skin Commensal Microbes: Timing is Everything” – Tiffany Scharschmidt, MD

“Biomarker Defined Psoriasis Endotypes—A Multi-platform Translational Approach” – Kevin Cooper, MD

“Getting the Most out of Basecamp” – Irene Lara-Corrales, MD

“Stigma, Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents with Skin Disorders: A “PAN-PeDRA” Study”– Amy Paller, MS, MD

 PeDRA PROJECT UPDATES

“Analyzing the Genetic Spectrum of Vascular Anomalies Via Cancer Genomics” – Leanna Hansen, BS

“Assessing Current Practices in the Management of Infantile Hemangiomas: A Survey of Pediatric Dermatologists & Recommendations for Pediatricians” – Valerie Carlberg, MD

“Characterization of Skin Care Practices and Wound Colonizers in Epidermolysis Bullosa:  Paving the Way for Individualized Treatment and Identification of High-Risk Patients”
– Laura Levin, MD

“Genetic Investigation of Mosaic Skin Disorders Reveals Novel Pathways for Disease Pathogenesis” – Keith Choate, MD, PhD

“Mapping Morphea: Towards a Better Understanding” – Yvonne Chiu, MD

“Psoriasis or Psoriasiform Eruptions in the Pediatric Population Undergoing Anti-TNF-alpha Therapy: A Multi-center, Retrospective Case Series” – Joshua Eickstaedt, MD

“Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer in Children and Young Adults” – Jennifer Huang, MD

“Retrospective and Prospective Evaluation of Pediatric Cutaneous Mastocytosis” – Emily Gurnee, MD