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Symposium 2024

A new look for the “old” isotretinoin

[Speaker: Prof. Dr. Bodo Melnik] Isotretinoin improves all major aspects of acne pathogenesis. This presentation provides an update of isotretinoin’s impact on transcriptional regulation, which for the first time allows to explain isotretinoin´s desired effects as well as its various undesired drug effects.

Read More »
Symposium 2024

Trichoscopy and AI

[Speaker: Prof. Dr. Alexander Katoulis] AI plays a pivotal role in understanding and managing hair disorders. AI’s contribution to automated image analysis allows to recognize a broad spectrum of trichoscopic patterns associated with conditions like alopecia areata and androgenetic alopecia.

Read More »
Symposium 2024

Assessing skin signs of torture

[Speaker: Dr. Patricia D. Deps] Forensic dermatology is extremely useful in examining the skin, hair and nails of living victims to determine patterns of injury due to physical violence and torture.

Read More »
Symposium 2024

A new look for the “old” isotretinoin

[Speaker: Prof. Dr. Bodo Melnik] Isotretinoin improves all major aspects of acne pathogenesis. This presentation provides an update of isotretinoin’s impact on transcriptional regulation, which for the first time allows to explain isotretinoin´s desired effects as well as its various undesired drug effects.

Read More »
Symposium 2024

Trichoscopy and AI

[Speaker: Prof. Dr. Alexander Katoulis] AI plays a pivotal role in understanding and managing hair disorders. AI’s contribution to automated image analysis allows to recognize a broad spectrum of trichoscopic patterns associated with conditions like alopecia areata and androgenetic alopecia.

Read More »
Symposium 2024

Assessing skin signs of torture

[Speaker: Dr. Patricia D. Deps] Forensic dermatology is extremely useful in examining the skin, hair and nails of living victims to determine patterns of injury due to physical violence and torture.

Read More »
Congress 2023

Study reveals significant stigma associated with female adult acne

EADV Press Release A new study presented today at the EADV Congress reveals the significant stigma associated with female adult acne and its profound impact on how individuals are perceived in social settings.
This research emphasises the heavy emotional and psychological burden experienced by individuals with acne.

Read More »
Congress 2023

Delving deeper into the potential of AI

EADV Press Release New research, presented today at EADV Congress has revealed a significant improvement in skin cancer detection with new AI software, reaching a 100% detection rate for melanoma.

This data demonstrates the great promise of AI in future healthcare provision.

Read More »
Symposium 2023

Acne and hidradenitis suppurativa

The session dedicated to acne will have outstanding presentations on the role of the microbiome in the modulations of acne, as well as the spectrum of severe forms of acne. The session dedicated to hidradenitis suppurativa will focus on pathophysiology, managing comorbidities and treatment.

Read More »
Symposium 2023

Paediatric dermatology

The “What is New in Paediatric Dermatology” session will focus on the latest updates in autoinflammatory disorders, genetics, biologics and allergic contact dermatitis in children. This comprehensive overview will take a closer look at the latter two areas, providing valuable insights into the latest research and cutting-edge treatment options available

Read More »
Symposium 2023

Keratinocytic skin cancer

Keratinocytic skin cancers are the most common type of cancer in the world. According to estimates, 3.7-4% of SCCs metastasize and 3-4.6% recur locally. Metastasis is extremely rare in BCC, with local relapse occurring in 2-8% of patients.

Read More »
Symposium 2023

Dermoscopy clinical cases

The “interactive clinical cases” sessions provide dermatologists’ observations for differential diagnosis and disease management in their daily practices.

Read More »
Symposium 2023

Focus on Psoriasis

Psoriasis has been a key driver of modern dermatology over the past 2 decades, owing to the discovery of pathogenic immune events and the development of highly-effective targeted therapies.

Read More »
Congress 2022

Sexually transmitted diseases

Syphilis Resurfaces – the complications emerge armen Lisboa (Portugal) In the era of increasing incidence of syphilis globally, complications are re-emerging as an important cause of morbidity. Syphilis is a systemic, sexually transmitted infection caused by the Treponema Pallidum Bacterium. It may also be transmitted from mother-to-child (congenital syphilis). If

Read More »
Congress 2022

Dermoscopy

Naevus or melanoma of the nail apparatus Aimilios Lallas (Greece) Naevi and melanoma of the nail apparatus originate from matrix melanocytes; therefore, they are not directly visible since they are covered by the proximal part of the nail plate and the overlying skin.  The visible area is the linear pigmentation

Read More »
Symposium 2022

Acne and Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Discover the latest updates on acne, rosacea, and hidradenitis suppurativa. The lectures at the EADV Spring Symposium will focus on adult female acne, the latest findings in rosacea, as well as comorbidities in hidradenitis suppurativa and the use of biologics.

Read More »
Symposium 2022

Pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of hair disorders

Hair disorders session will give specific angle on androgenetic alopecia (chronic condition characterized by progressive hair thinning), alopecia areata (autoimmune form of non-scarring hair loss) and frontal fibrosing alopecia (progressive recession of frontal‐temporal hairline), covering important aspects such as pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment.

Read More »
Symposium 2022

Laser applications in dermatology

Aesthetic dermatology will play an important part in Spring Symposium’s scientific programme, with two sessions dedicated to the latest updates in fillers, toxins, energy-based devices, scar management and combination treatments.

Read More »
Symposium 2022

Skin cancer

Skin cancer will be one of the main topics of the 17th EADV Spring Symposium, covering different aspects of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC), such as “management of NMSC in transplant patients” and “Adjuvant treatment of melanoma”.

Read More »
Symposium 2022

Atopic dermatitis: from pathophysiology to treatment

Atopic dermatitis is the most common chronic inflammatory skin disease. It is important to have an overview on how the understanding of the nature of the disease has developed, and give some immunological context to current and future treatments.

Read More »
Congress 2021

Non-melanoma skin cancer

Among many topics in the non-melanoma skin cancer sessions, a special focus will be put on the clinical spectrum and tumour microenvironment of basal cell carcinoma, on the utility of surgery in advanced squamous cell carcinoma and on the immunobiology of Merkel cell carcinoma.

Read More »
Congress 2021

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disease that affects 2-3% of the world’s population and is characterized by red scaly spots. Psoriasis patients require a lifelong treatment, with all the psychological consequences that can come from such a condition.

Read More »
Congress 2021

Dermoscopy

Dermoscopy has proven to be a highly useful non-invasive diagnostic method. The examination of skin lesions with the use of a dermatoscope increases the accuracy in evaluating skin tumours and distinguishing them from benign moles.

Read More »
Congress 2021

Skin Barrier and Microbiome

Microbiome of the skin has a close connection with skin diseases, as well as the microbiome of the scalp and hair follicle has an influence on hair biology and diseases. Urbanisation has large-scale effects on chemical and microbial exposures and, ultimately, on the human microbiota

Read More »
Congress 2021

Artificial Intelligence and Teledermatology

Teledermatology and smartphone applications can be useful tools to improve treatment adherence, and they show enormous potential in the triage of suspicious skin lesions. Furthermore, AI has the potential to enhance human intelligence, rather than replace it.

Read More »
Congress 2021

Covid-19

What skin manifestations are associated to SARS-CoV-2 infection? How skin lesions are related to personal hygiene measures? What are the effects of biologics and immunosuppressive drugs in COVID-19 patients? And what about dermatological practice in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Read More »
Symposium 2021

Non-melanoma skin cancer

The “Non-melanoma skin cancer” session in the EADV’s spring symposium will focus mainly on basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, discussing pathophysiology, correct diagnosis, different treatment modalities and management of skin cancer in frail patients.

Read More »
Symposium 2021

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence uses mathematics and computer science methods, allowing to assign the equivalent of a function as outcome of an initially disorganized set of data collected from real life. What are its perspectives, challenges and benefits in medicine?

Read More »
Symposium 2021

Dermoscopy

Dermoscopy is a useful non-invasive technique, with widespread use in dermatology practice for the assessment of skin, hair and nail diseases. Find out more about onychoscopy, differential diagnosis of pigmented facial lesions, pattern analysis and advanced dermoscopy.

Read More »
Symposium 2021

Covid-19 and skin manifestations

The Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19), caused by SARS-CoV-2 infection, emerged in December 2019 in China, and in March of 2020 was declared a pandemic by the WHO. What are the treatments for severe cases? What are its skin manifestations? And what about COVID toes?

Read More »
Symposium 2021

Atopic dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common, complex disease that frequently follows a chronic, relapsing course and impacts the quality of life of patients and families. AD comes with several comorbidities, and its treatment should always be adapted to its severity.

Read More »
Symposium 2024

A new look for the “old” isotretinoin

[Speaker: Prof. Dr. Bodo Melnik] Isotretinoin improves all major aspects of acne pathogenesis. This presentation provides an update of isotretinoin’s impact on transcriptional regulation, which for the first time allows to explain isotretinoin´s desired effects as well as its various undesired drug effects.

Read More »
Symposium 2024

Trichoscopy and AI

[Speaker: Prof. Dr. Alexander Katoulis] AI plays a pivotal role in understanding and managing hair disorders. AI’s contribution to automated image analysis allows to recognize a broad spectrum of trichoscopic patterns associated with conditions like alopecia areata and androgenetic alopecia.

Read More »
Symposium 2024

Assessing skin signs of torture

[Speaker: Dr. Patricia D. Deps] Forensic dermatology is extremely useful in examining the skin, hair and nails of living victims to determine patterns of injury due to physical violence and torture.

Read More »
Symposium 2024

A new look for the “old” isotretinoin

[Speaker: Prof. Dr. Bodo Melnik] Isotretinoin improves all major aspects of acne pathogenesis. This presentation provides an update of isotretinoin’s impact on transcriptional regulation, which for the first time allows to explain isotretinoin´s desired effects as well as its various undesired drug effects.

Read More »
Symposium 2024

Trichoscopy and AI

[Speaker: Prof. Dr. Alexander Katoulis] AI plays a pivotal role in understanding and managing hair disorders. AI’s contribution to automated image analysis allows to recognize a broad spectrum of trichoscopic patterns associated with conditions like alopecia areata and androgenetic alopecia.

Read More »
Symposium 2024

Assessing skin signs of torture

[Speaker: Dr. Patricia D. Deps] Forensic dermatology is extremely useful in examining the skin, hair and nails of living victims to determine patterns of injury due to physical violence and torture.

Read More »
Congress 2023

Study reveals significant stigma associated with female adult acne

EADV Press Release A new study presented today at the EADV Congress reveals the significant stigma associated with female adult acne and its profound impact on how individuals are perceived in social settings.
This research emphasises the heavy emotional and psychological burden experienced by individuals with acne.

Read More »
Congress 2023

Delving deeper into the potential of AI

EADV Press Release New research, presented today at EADV Congress has revealed a significant improvement in skin cancer detection with new AI software, reaching a 100% detection rate for melanoma.

This data demonstrates the great promise of AI in future healthcare provision.

Read More »
Symposium 2023

Acne and hidradenitis suppurativa

The session dedicated to acne will have outstanding presentations on the role of the microbiome in the modulations of acne, as well as the spectrum of severe forms of acne. The session dedicated to hidradenitis suppurativa will focus on pathophysiology, managing comorbidities and treatment.

Read More »
Symposium 2023

Paediatric dermatology

The “What is New in Paediatric Dermatology” session will focus on the latest updates in autoinflammatory disorders, genetics, biologics and allergic contact dermatitis in children. This comprehensive overview will take a closer look at the latter two areas, providing valuable insights into the latest research and cutting-edge treatment options available

Read More »
Symposium 2023

Keratinocytic skin cancer

Keratinocytic skin cancers are the most common type of cancer in the world. According to estimates, 3.7-4% of SCCs metastasize and 3-4.6% recur locally. Metastasis is extremely rare in BCC, with local relapse occurring in 2-8% of patients.

Read More »
Symposium 2023

Dermoscopy clinical cases

The “interactive clinical cases” sessions provide dermatologists’ observations for differential diagnosis and disease management in their daily practices.

Read More »
Symposium 2023

Focus on Psoriasis

Psoriasis has been a key driver of modern dermatology over the past 2 decades, owing to the discovery of pathogenic immune events and the development of highly-effective targeted therapies.

Read More »
Congress 2022

Sexually transmitted diseases

Syphilis Resurfaces – the complications emerge armen Lisboa (Portugal) In the era of increasing incidence of syphilis globally, complications are re-emerging as an important cause of morbidity. Syphilis is a systemic, sexually transmitted infection caused by the Treponema Pallidum Bacterium. It may also be transmitted from mother-to-child (congenital syphilis). If

Read More »
Congress 2022

Dermoscopy

Naevus or melanoma of the nail apparatus Aimilios Lallas (Greece) Naevi and melanoma of the nail apparatus originate from matrix melanocytes; therefore, they are not directly visible since they are covered by the proximal part of the nail plate and the overlying skin.  The visible area is the linear pigmentation

Read More »
Symposium 2022

Acne and Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Discover the latest updates on acne, rosacea, and hidradenitis suppurativa. The lectures at the EADV Spring Symposium will focus on adult female acne, the latest findings in rosacea, as well as comorbidities in hidradenitis suppurativa and the use of biologics.

Read More »
Symposium 2022

Pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of hair disorders

Hair disorders session will give specific angle on androgenetic alopecia (chronic condition characterized by progressive hair thinning), alopecia areata (autoimmune form of non-scarring hair loss) and frontal fibrosing alopecia (progressive recession of frontal‐temporal hairline), covering important aspects such as pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment.

Read More »
Symposium 2022

Laser applications in dermatology

Aesthetic dermatology will play an important part in Spring Symposium’s scientific programme, with two sessions dedicated to the latest updates in fillers, toxins, energy-based devices, scar management and combination treatments.

Read More »
Symposium 2022

Skin cancer

Skin cancer will be one of the main topics of the 17th EADV Spring Symposium, covering different aspects of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC), such as “management of NMSC in transplant patients” and “Adjuvant treatment of melanoma”.

Read More »
Symposium 2022

Atopic dermatitis: from pathophysiology to treatment

Atopic dermatitis is the most common chronic inflammatory skin disease. It is important to have an overview on how the understanding of the nature of the disease has developed, and give some immunological context to current and future treatments.

Read More »
Congress 2021

Non-melanoma skin cancer

Among many topics in the non-melanoma skin cancer sessions, a special focus will be put on the clinical spectrum and tumour microenvironment of basal cell carcinoma, on the utility of surgery in advanced squamous cell carcinoma and on the immunobiology of Merkel cell carcinoma.

Read More »
Congress 2021

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disease that affects 2-3% of the world’s population and is characterized by red scaly spots. Psoriasis patients require a lifelong treatment, with all the psychological consequences that can come from such a condition.

Read More »
Congress 2021

Dermoscopy

Dermoscopy has proven to be a highly useful non-invasive diagnostic method. The examination of skin lesions with the use of a dermatoscope increases the accuracy in evaluating skin tumours and distinguishing them from benign moles.

Read More »
Congress 2021

Skin Barrier and Microbiome

Microbiome of the skin has a close connection with skin diseases, as well as the microbiome of the scalp and hair follicle has an influence on hair biology and diseases. Urbanisation has large-scale effects on chemical and microbial exposures and, ultimately, on the human microbiota

Read More »
Congress 2021

Artificial Intelligence and Teledermatology

Teledermatology and smartphone applications can be useful tools to improve treatment adherence, and they show enormous potential in the triage of suspicious skin lesions. Furthermore, AI has the potential to enhance human intelligence, rather than replace it.

Read More »
Congress 2021

Covid-19

What skin manifestations are associated to SARS-CoV-2 infection? How skin lesions are related to personal hygiene measures? What are the effects of biologics and immunosuppressive drugs in COVID-19 patients? And what about dermatological practice in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Read More »
Symposium 2021

Non-melanoma skin cancer

The “Non-melanoma skin cancer” session in the EADV’s spring symposium will focus mainly on basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, discussing pathophysiology, correct diagnosis, different treatment modalities and management of skin cancer in frail patients.

Read More »
Symposium 2021

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence uses mathematics and computer science methods, allowing to assign the equivalent of a function as outcome of an initially disorganized set of data collected from real life. What are its perspectives, challenges and benefits in medicine?

Read More »
Symposium 2021

Dermoscopy

Dermoscopy is a useful non-invasive technique, with widespread use in dermatology practice for the assessment of skin, hair and nail diseases. Find out more about onychoscopy, differential diagnosis of pigmented facial lesions, pattern analysis and advanced dermoscopy.

Read More »
Symposium 2021

Covid-19 and skin manifestations

The Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19), caused by SARS-CoV-2 infection, emerged in December 2019 in China, and in March of 2020 was declared a pandemic by the WHO. What are the treatments for severe cases? What are its skin manifestations? And what about COVID toes?

Read More »
Symposium 2021

Atopic dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common, complex disease that frequently follows a chronic, relapsing course and impacts the quality of life of patients and families. AD comes with several comorbidities, and its treatment should always be adapted to its severity.

Read More »

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