16-18 MAY 2024



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EADV Symposium 2024

St. Julian's - Malta | 16-18 May 2024

Thank you for joining us in Malta and contributing to the exchange of the latest research and trends! Together we’ve delved into recent breakthroughs in dermatology, advanced treatment modalities, and emerging trends in patient care.

Symposium Highlights

Scientific Programme


EADV Scholarships are open

Symposium blog

Skin microbiome

Microbiome in dermatology

[Speaker: Dr. Hok Bing Thio] Microbes such as S.aureus and Cutibacterium acnes contribute to inflammatory skin diseases, with ethnic variations noted. Recent attention is on the role of gut microbiota in conditions like psoriasis, where dietary factors and lifestyle, like exercise and sleep, also influence inflammation and microbiota balance.

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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.

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Letter from the President

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

Welcome to the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Spring Symposium, taking place in Malta from 16-18 May 2024. As President of the EADV, I am deeply honoured to invite you to this event.

Letter from the Chair of the EADV Scientific Programming Committee

Dear Colleagues,

It is my pleasure to extend a warm welcome to you for the 2024 EADV Spring Symposium, set against the picturesque backdrop of the enchanting island of Malta.

Letter from Maltese Association of Dermatology & Venereology

The Maltese Association of Dermatology and Venereology (MADV) looks forward to welcoming you to Malta for the 2024 EADV Spring Symposium. When, almost 6 years ago, we bid to host the Spring Symposium, no one imagined the event would have to be postponed for so long due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are delighted it has finally arrived!