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Session Information

FOC U016 - Genodermatoses Update

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket

Subject:

Date: Friday, August 02

CME Credits: 1.50

Location: Nassau West/East

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Director: Jonathan A. Dyer, MD, FAAD

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

  • Describe new inherited skin diseases with relevance to the dermatologist.
  • Recognize recent advances in the treatment of important inherited skin diseases.
  • Discuss new molecular genetic testing methods revolutionizing the investigation of inherited skin diseases.

Description:
This session will serve to update the participant regarding recent advances in inherited skin diseases. A variety of more common disorders will be reviewed as well as educational examples drawn from rarer conditions. Discussion will cover new discoveries impacting the evaluation and treatment of patients with inherited skin diseases. This session will also incorporate review of new methodologies of molecular genetic testing and investigation where appropriate to highlight advances in these modalities and their real world application to inherited skin diseases.