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FRM F008 - Biologic Therapy in Dermatology Beyond Psoriasis

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket

Subject:

Date: Friday, March 21

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room 103/105

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Michael P. Heffernan, MD, FAAD

Speakers:
  • Andrew Blauvelt, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Amy Yuntzu-Yen Chen, MD, FAAD
  • Amit Garg, MD, FAAD
  • Dedee F. Murrell, MD, FAAD - Handout

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Summarize the available literature on the uses of biologic medications in dermatology.
  • Apply this information to the treatment of patients with complex dermatologic diseases.

Description:
Summarize the available literature on the uses of biologic medications in dermatology for diseases other than psoriasis. Medications to be reviewed include: anti-TNF's, anti-IL-12/23, anti-IL-1, anti-CD20, anti-IgE, and others. Dermatologic diseases to be covered include inflammatory disorders from the common to the obscure.

Schedule:

Friday, March 21
10:00 AMAnti-IL-12/23 / Dr. Blauvelt
10:20 AMAnti-TNF's / Dr. Chen
11:00 AMAnti-CD-20 / Dr. Murrell
11:30 AMAnti-IgE and Other Biologics / Dr. Garg