January Clinical Considerations for NPs, PAsThis month, we take a look at when to use biologics, advances in pediatric Atopic Dermatitis (AD), and how Trump’s presidency might impact dermatology. Research suggests new approaches to treat ADResearch aimed at understanding the host-microbial interface in atopic dermatitis is ongoing but already providing insights for novel therapeutic strategies. Dermatology’s 2017 Game Changers December 19, 2016By Lisette HiltonSeveral dermatologists go over what they're most excited about to see in 2017 in a number of different topics ranging from AD treatment to off-label technology use, to more male patients. December Clinical Considerations for NPs, PAsIn this month's Clinical Considerations, we take a look at AD and bullying, whether or not derms are doing enough for psoriasis patients, and the potential of Epicutaneous immunotherapy. Novel immunomodulators expected to usher in new therapeutic eraA number of systemic and topical treatments for atopic dermatitis are being developed that feature novel mechanisms of action targeting the inflammatory axes involved in the disease. Study offers new insight into pediatric eczema December 02, 2016By Lisette HiltonResearchers have identified the skin phenotype of pediatric atopic dermatitis (AD) — a finding that challenges the notion of filaggrin's central role in the disease. Advances in pediatric inflammatory skin disease December 02, 2016By Bob KronemyerExciting research is likely to change treatment for children. Dr. Eichenfield discusses advancements in treating this population. Phase 3 results demonstrate dupilumab efficacy December 01, 2016By Lisette HiltonNew data suggests positive safety and efficacy profile. Further studies need to assess long-term use. Infant’s disseminated rash is twice misdiagnosedA frustrated mother carries her 2-month-old son into the office for evaluation of a diffuse bright red rash with dramatic hypopigmentation. Scalp, neck, axillary, and diaper areas are involved. Knowledge of skin microbiome provides insights into dermatological conditions November 30, 2016By Louise GagnonDirect sequencing data, together with culture data, supplies researchers with information about communities of bacteria and fungi on the skin.