Category: Research

September 2022 digest

Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends, In a month from now, we will hopefully convene physically for the first time since Utrecht 2018 with limited constraints due to the pandemic in Montréal. Please note if you come to Canada you need to access the ArriveCan platform which checks if you qualify as a fully vaccinated traveler. It […]

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Rajka medal 2022: Aaron DRUCKER

Aaron Drucker MD, ScM, FRCPC is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and Dermatologist and Scientist at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto, Canada. He completed medical school at Queen’s University, dermatology residency at the University of Toronto and a Master’s and Research Fellowship in Clinical and Translational Research at Brown University […]

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June 2022 digest

Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends, Excellent news! More than 160 abstracts were received on May 30th covering the entire field of AD, with a focus on paediatric AD as highlighted by the motto of the Montreal meeting “back to our future… AD in childhood”. I remind you that there is a late-breaking abstracts session (link) concerning […]

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May 2022 digest

Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends, On June 6th members of the ISAD executive committee will meet in Antananarivo (Madagascar) WHO-AFRO and WHO-INT representatives respectively from Brazzaville (RDC) and Geneva (Switzerland) to discuss AD in the context of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) affecting the skin which are the key priority of WHO. As shown at our last […]

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April 2022 digest

Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends, We enter slowly the post COVID era and travel is now easier, even if the Ukraine war has made some long-haul flights more tiring.  We hope to receive many applications to the 2022 ISAD Research Fellowships call which is now open within this new travel context. Please submit your project online […]

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ISAD Research Fellowships 2022

The ISAD Research Fellowships are funded by a generous grant of Pfizer with the aim of supporting research training of junior Dermatologists‐Venereologists, or residents in Dermatology‐Venereology in a high standard academic center. There are two fellowships lasting 3 months and one fellowship lasting 6 months.

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February 2022 digest

Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends, Our Society recently received a letter from Dr Shakirat GOLD-OLUFADI, Consultant Physician and Dermatologist at University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria, one of our laureates of the 2021 Sub Saharan Africa Grants, who had difficulties recruiting for her project titled “The impact of education in indigenous languages on atopic dermatitis and factors determining severity of […]

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ISAD Grants/SSAI: summary of assessment & funding

2021 ➜ ISAD Grants/Sub-Saharan Africa Initiative (SSAI) 1 Lamissa CISSÉ, Mali Comparative study of skin microbiota in cases of atopic dermatitis in children in Bamako and rural areas in Mali6.000 €, liaise with TZ and SA (2, 4), limit to age group 6-10 yo. 2 Khanyisile DLADLA, South Africa Identifying associations between the skin microbiome, […]

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