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3rd Annual AARS Scientific Symposium

Every year the AARS holds a Scientific Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID). During the symposium, past AARS clinical research grant recipients present their findings and current AARS members convene from across the world highlight their work.

On Friday, May 9, 2014, the AARS held its third Scientific Symposium during the Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID). 

American Acne and Rosacea Society (AARS)
3rd Annual Symposium Agenda
Friday, May 9, 2014
12:00pm-2:00pm
Ballroom C

Society for Investigative Dermatology 73rd Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico

12:00

Welcome and Red Hot Updates from AARS
Diane Thiboutot, AARS Past-President, Penn State University, Hershey, PA, USA

 

12:10

Lipoproteins and Bovine Milk Peptides Stimulate Lipogenesis and Inflammatory Response
Raja Sivamani, Depts. of Dermatology and Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

 

12:25

DRM01, A Novel Acetyl Coenzyme A Carobxylase (ACC) Inhibitor, Reduces Sebum Production
David Hunt; Hans Hofland, Research, Dermira, Inc., Redwood City, CA, USA

 

12:40

Histological Analysis of Acne Samples Reveals Different Macrophage Populations within the Pilosebaceous Unit
Daniel Torocsik, Department of Dermatology, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary. Mentor: Lajos Kemeny, Department of Dermatology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary

 

12:55

Different Propionibacterium Acnes Strains Have Variable Pathogenecity
Yang Yu, Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Mentor: Jenny Kim

 

1:10

Interleukin-37 Is a Potent Inhibitor of Inflammatory Responses Induced by Propionibacterium Acnes and Ultraviolet B Radiation in Human Keratinocytes
Andrew Park, Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Mentor: Jenny Kim

 

1:25

Opposing Effects of Epigenetic Influences in Skin Immunity
James Sanford, Department of Dermatology, Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA, Mentor: Richard Gallo

 

1:40

Acne Core Outcomes Research Network (ACORN): Standardizing Outcome Measures in Acne Trials
Diane Thiboutot, AARS Past-President, Penn State University, Hershey, PA, USA

 

1:55

Closing Comments
Diane Thiboutot, AARS Past-President, Penn State University, Hershey, PA, USA