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Skin Therapy Letter: Volume 17 - 2012

  Number 10 • November-December 2012   |  Download PDF

Rosacea: Update on Management and Emerging Therapies
Robyn S. Fallen1 MD and Melinda Gooderham2 MD, MSc, FRCPC
1McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
2Skin Centre for Dermatology and Skin Laser Clinic, Peterborough, ON, Canada

A Practical Approach to Accurate Classification and Staging of Mycosis Fungoides and Sézary Syndrome
Bjorn Rhys Thomas, MBBS1 and Sean Whittaker, MB, MD, FRCP2
1Department of Genetics & Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine King’s College, London, UK
2Skin Tumour Unit, St. John's Institute of Dermatology, Guys and St. Thomas Hospital, London, UK

Update on Drugs and Drug News: November-December 2012

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  Number 9 • October 2012   |  Download PDF

Antibiotic Resistance in Acne Treatment
Shannon Humphrey, MD, FRCPC, FAAD
Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Device-Based Therapies for Onychomycosis Treatment
Aditya K. Gupta, MD, PhD, MBA, FAAD, FRCPC1,2 and Fiona Simpson, HBSc2
1Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
2Mediprobe Research Inc., London, ON, Canada

Update on Drugs and Drug News: October 2012

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  Number 8 • September 2012   |  Download PDF

Dapsone 5% Gel: A New Option in Topical Therapy for Acne
Jerry Tan, MD, FRCPC
Department of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada

Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers
R. Gary Sibbald, MD1,2,3; Laurie Goodman, RN, BA, MHScN4;
Linda Norton, BScOT, OT Reg(ONT), MScCH5; Diane L. Krasner, PhD, RN, CWCN, CWS, MAPWCA, FAAN6;
Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWON, MAPWCA, FAAN7,8

1Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
2Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
3Dermatology Day Care and Wound Healing Clinic, Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada
4Toronto Regional Wound Healing Clinics, Toronto, ON, Canada
5Shoppers Home Health Care, Toronto, ON, Canada
6Wound & Skin Care Consultant, York, PA, USA
7School of Nursing, Excelsior College, Albany, NY, USA
8The John A. Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY, USA

Update on Drugs and Drug News: September 2012

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  Number 7 • July 2012   |  Download PDF

Biofilms in Dermatology
Aron G. Nusbaum, BS1; Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PhD1,2; Carlos A. Charles, MD3
1Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
2University of Miami Hospital, Miami, FL, USA
3Department of Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA

A Look at Epidermal Barrier Function in Atopic Dermatitis: Physiologic Lipid Replacement and the Role of Ceramides
Dušan Sajić, MD, PhD; Rachel Asiniwasis, MD; Sandy Skotnicki-Grant, MD, FRCPC
Division of Dermatology, University of Toronto Dermatology, Toronto, ON
Bay Dermatology Centre, Toronto, ON

Update on Drugs and Drug News: July 2012

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  Number 6 • June 2012   |  Download PDF

Promising Therapies for Treating and/or Preventing Androgenic Alopecia
Kevin J. McElwee, PhD1,2 and Jerry Shapiro, MD, FRCPC1,2,3
1Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
3Department of Dermatology, New York University, New York, NY, USA

Age-related Percutaneous Penetration Part 2: Effect of Age on Dermatopharmacokinetics and Overview of Transdermal Products
Sailesh Konda, MD1; Susan R. Meier-Davis, DVM, PhD2; Brenda Cayme, RN2;
Jutaro Shudo, PhD2; Howard I. Maibach, MD3

1Department of Dermatology, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
2Teikoku Pharma USA, Inc., San Jose, CA, USA
3Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Update on Drugs and Drug News: June 2012

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  Number 5 • May 2012   |  Download PDF

Age-related Percutaneous Penetration Part 1: Skin Factors
Sailesh Konda, MD1; Susan R. Meier-Davis, DVM, PhD2; Brenda Cayme, RN2; Jutaro Shudo, PhD2; Howard I. Maibach, MD3
1Department of Dermatology, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
2Teikoku Pharma USA, Inc., San Jose, CA, USA
3Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Excimer Laser Therapy for Hairline Psoriasis: A Useful Addition to the Scalp Psoriasis Treatment Algorithm
Jillian W. Wong, BA1,2; Faranak Kamangar, BSc2; Tien V. Nguyen, BA2; John Y.M. Koo, MD2
1University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
2Department of Dermatology, Psoriasis and Skin Treatment Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

Update on Drugs and Drug News: May 2012

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  Number 4 • April 2012   |  Download PDF

Biologic Therapy and Risk of Infection
Rachel Gordon, MD1; Rana Mays, MD1; Hung Doan, BS2; Whitney Lapolla, MD1; Stephen K. Tyring MD, PhD1,3
1Center for Clinical Studies, Houston, TX, USA
2University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston School of Medicine, Galveston, TX, USA
3Department of Dermatology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA

The Role of Imiquimod 3.75% Cream in the Treatment of External Genital Warts
Brian Berman, MD, PhD1,2 and Joel Wolf, BA3
1Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
2Center for Clinical and Cosmetic Research, Aventura, FL, USA
3University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Update on Drugs and Drug News: April 2012

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  Number 3 • March 2012   |  Download PDF

Management of Scabies
Gentiane Monsel, MD1 and Olivier Chosidow, MD, PhD2
1Department of Dermatology, Saint Louis Hospital, Paris, France
2Université Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne and Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris,
Department of Dermatology, Henri Mondor Hospital, Créteil, France

Silk Fabrics in the Management of Atopic Dermatitis
Giampaolo Ricci, MD1; Iria Neri, MD2; Lorenza Ricci2; Annalisa Patrizi, MD2
1Department of Pediatrics, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
2Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Nephrology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Update on Drugs and Drug News: March 2012

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  Number 2 • February 2012   |  Download PDF

Ingenol Mebutate: An Introduction
Robyn S. Fallen, BHSc and Melinda Gooderham MD, MSc, FRCPC
Skin Centre for Dermatology and Skin Laser Clinic, Peterborough, ON, Canada

Laser Management of Acne Scarring
Tiffany Kwok, MD and Jaggi Rao, MD, FRCPC
Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Skin Treatments Introduced in 2011

Diagnostics and Devices Introduced in 2011

Update on Drugs and Drug News: February 2012

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  Number 1 • January 2012   |  Download PDF

UVA1 Phototherapy: A Concise and Practical Review
Soodabeh Zandi, MD1,2,3; Sunil Kalia, MD, FRCPC1,2; Harvey Lui, MD, FRCPC1,2
1Psoriasis and Phototherapy Clinic, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
3Department of Dermatology, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

Pediatric Psoriasis
Angie L. Busch, BA1; Jennifer M. Landau, BS1; Megan N. Moody, MD, MPH1; Leonard H. Goldberg, MD1,2,3
1DermSurgery Associates, Houston, TX, USA
2Department of Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medical College, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
3Department of Dermatology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA

Update on Drugs and Drug News: January 2012

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