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This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Celgene, and Ortho Dermatologics, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC.
Steven R. Feldman, MD, PhD, and Alan Menter, MD, as well as principal investigators, describe and provide their perspectives on key posters presented at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting on the management of patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis.
This activity was developed for dermatologists and other healthcare professionals who have an interest in moderate-to-severe psoriasis.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
Summarize the latest research developments in the treatment of psoriasis
Incorporate evidence-based research into clinical practice
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Steven R. Feldman, MD, PhD Professor of Dermatology, Pathology and Public Health Sciences Director, Psoriasis Treatment Center Wake Forest University School of Medicine Winston-Salem, NC
Alan Menter, MD Chair, Division of Dermatology Baylor University Medical Center Clinical Professor of Dermatology University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TX
Dr. Menter discloses the following: Research Support: AbbVie, Allergan, Amgen, Anacor, Boehringer Ingelheim, Celgene, Dermira, Eli Lilly, Galderma, Janssen, Leo Pharma, Merck, Neothetics, Novartis, Pfizer, Regeneron, Symbio/Maruho, Xenoport Consultant: AbbVie, Allergan, Amgen, Eli Lilly, Galderma, Janssen, Leo Pharma, Novartis, Pfizer, Vitae, Xenoport Speakers Bureau: AbbVie, Amgen, Janssen, Leo Pharma Advisory Board: AbbVie, Allergan, Amgen, Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly, Janssen Investigator: AbbVie, Allergan, Amgen, Anacor, Boehringer Ingelheim, Celgene, Dermira, Eli Lilly, Janssen, Leo Pharma, Merck, Neothetics, Novartis, Pfizer, Regeneron, Symbio/Maruho, Xenoport
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Gregory Scott, PharmD, RPh (medical writer) has no significant relationship to disclose. Coy Flowers, MD (peer reviewer) has no significant relationship to disclose.
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