Tag: dermatology

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Expert Guide to Decentralized Dermatology Trials: Five Strategies for Study Success

To optimize the likelihood of success, dermatology clinical trials should be designed with the patient in mind, minimizing the burden of participation and maximizing accessibility for a diverse population of qualified patients. In a development space as active as dermatology, where competition for eligible participants is intense, adopting a patient-focused approach is essential for meeting...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Addressing the Top 7 Challenges in Decentralized Dermatology Trials

Each year, nearly 85 million Americans see a physician for at least one skin disease, with $75 billion in direct costs to the U.S. healthcare system.[i] While the FDA has approved more than 110 dermatology drugs, these treatments address only about 30 indications, leaving the vast majority of known skin conditions unaddressed. In recent years,...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Digital Disruption in Dermatology: The Role of mHealth Technologies in Clinical Care and Clinical Research

In a fast-paced digital world, healthcare has had to adapt to better serve consumers who increasingly prefer the convenience of web- or app-based services to in-person assistance. Mobile health (or mHealth) solutions provide increased access to care, making it easier for patients to receive care and for healthcare professionals to deliver that care. Visual assessments...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

TrialSite News: Joining the Revolution in Dermatology Drug Development: Tips for Successful Clinical Trials

Skin diseases are the fourth leading cause of health afflictions, affecting nearly 900 million people worldwide. It’s not surprising, then, that there has recently been a noticeable increase in dermatology drug development. There are currently thousands of dermatology clinical trials planned or already launched, including a variety of programs investigating innovative, targeted therapies. Much of...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Drug and Device Development Secrets in the World of Medical Aesthetics, Upcoming Webinar

TORONTO (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 09, 2020 New treatment options for aesthetic indications are in record-high demand, fueled by an aging population, and a growing focus on aesthetic issues related to nutritional habits, sedentary lifestyles, the complex stresses of 21st-century life and rising awareness about aesthetic solutions in all adult age groups. The search for more effective,...

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The State of Gene Therapy in Dermatology

When it comes to dermatologic conditions, gene therapy is still in its very early stages. However, we are seeing promising potential solutions for some rare genetic dermatology diseases, as well as ongoing research in more common skin conditions. The success of gene-based therapies relies on three critical elements:1 A well-defined disease geneA therapeutic geneAn efficient...

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Gene Therapy in Dermatology: Transfer Techniques and Delivery Systems

Gene therapy holds the potential of long-term efficacy or even a cure for diseases with an underlying genetic basis, offering hope to patients with currently incurable diseases. The use of gene therapy for dermatologic conditions is attractive for many reasons:1 As the largest organ of the human body, skin is easily accessible for gene deliveryThe...

Medical Device and Dermatology Experts Presenting at MAGI East Conference

DURHAM, N.C., May 3, 2019 — Two of our top experts, Joanne Emmett, Vice President of Clinical Development Services for Medical Device and Diagnostics, and Jasmina Jankicevic, MD, MSc, CCRP, Dermatologist, Executive Director, Medical Affairs, will participate in three sessions at the MAGI 2019 East Clinical Research Conference in Boston. Emmett, head of medical devices,...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Understanding Recent Updates to the Classification of Rosacea

Since 2002, doctors and researchers have used a standard rosacea classification system to provide consistent terminology as well as to facilitate studies, clinical diagnosis, and treatment. However, in 2018, the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology published a new standard classification system that replaces the previous one[1]. Below is some of the most important...

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Current Rosacea Treatment Algorithms: Guide to Subtypes and Existing Therapies

Rosacea is a common condition occurring on the convexities of the face and affecting middle-aged persons. It may be caused or worsened by a variety of different factors, including genetics; problems with the blood vessels in the face, the nervous system, and/or the immune system; the presence of Demodex mites; and environmental factors. It is...