Principal Investigator: Pranab Mukherjee, PhD - Case Western Reserve University Overview: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a complex disease that affects millions of people worldwide. It has many contributing factors, including genetics, environmental factors, and the microbiome. A recent pilot … [Read more...] about Dermatitis and the Microbiome
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Schoch, MD University of Florida Overview: The study sought to characterize the cutaneous microbiome in a cohort of premature infants, and explore the impact of early postnatal antibiotic exposure on the cutaneous microbiome. Bacterial colonization of both the … [Read more...] about Exploring the Cutaneous Microbiome in Premature Neonates: A Pilot Study
Principal Investigator: Lisa Arkin, MD University of Wisconsin Overview: This survey study examined practice based differences between pediatric rheumatologists and dermatologists caring for children with discoid lupus. The study found important differences between how dermatologists and … [Read more...] about Practice-based differences between pediatric dermatologists and rheumatologists treating children with discoid lupus
Principal Investigator: Elaine Siegfried, MD - St. Louis University Overview: Treatment options are limited for children with atopic dermatitis (AD). This project was a consensus effort to guide clinical development programs of companies developing new therapies for AD in children. The … [Read more...] about Developing a Guidance Document for Industry on New Therapeutic Agents for Atopic Dermatitis in Children and Adolescents
Principal Investigator: Kevin Yarbrough, MD – Phoenix Children's Hospital Overview: This was a retrospective study exploring the effectiveness of electrocardiograms prior to treatment for screening infants considered for systemic propranolol treatment. Status: Complete. This study … [Read more...] about Is Routine ECG Necessary Prior to Initiation of Propranolol for Treatment of Infantile Hemangiomas?
Co-Principal Investigators: Wendy Kim, DO – Loyola University and Beth Drolet, MD - University of Wisconsin Overview: This was a multicenter retrospective review. A RedCap survey was designed to capture information regarding timolol and propranolol use in premature and young infants. … [Read more...] about Multicenter Retrospective Review of Beta Blocker Use in Young, Small, and Pre-term Infants for Infantile Hemangioma