AARS 9th Annual Scientific Virtual Symposium

Thursday, May 6, 2021     6:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT



5:45 PM Virtual Doors Open
6:00 PM Welcome, J. Mark Jackson, MD, AARS President
6:10 PM Differences in Acne Therapy Prescribing Patterns Between Pediatricians and Dermatologists, Madison Jones, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
6:20 PM Racial and Language Disparities in Teledermatology Visits for Acne During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Michelle S. Lee, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
6:30 PM Reactive Adipogenesis in the Perifollicular Stroma Is a Component of the Host Immune Response in Acne, Marc C. Liggins, PhD, Dermatology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.
6:40 PM Shifts in the Skin Bacteria and Fungi in Healthy Children Transitioning through Puberty, Jin Park, MD, PhD, Dermatology Branch, NIAMS, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.
6:50 PM Q&A and Panel Discussion, Moderated by J. Mark Jackson
7:00 PM Isotretinoin Disrupts Skin Microbiome Composition and Metabolic Function After 20 Weeks of Therapy, Zachary Thomas Nolan, B.S., Dermatology, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
7:10 PM Activity of Sarecycline in Murine Models of Infection and Inflammation, Ayman Grada, MD, MS, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.
7:20 PM Acne, Androgenetic Alopecia, and Atopic Dermatitis in Transgender Patients on Hormone Therapy: A Retrospective Comparative Cohort Study, Julia Li Gao, Fenway Health, Boston, MA, USA
7:30 PM Evaluation of a First in Class Proteasome Inhibitor in Patients with Moderate to Severe Rosacea, Jack Arbiser, MD, PhD, Dermatology, Emory University Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Atlanta, GA, USA.
7:40 PM Q&A and Panel Discussion, Moderated by Amanda Nelson, PhD, AARS Grant Awardee and Member
7:50 PM Hidradenitis Suppurativa Genome-Wide Association Study, Lynn Petukhova, PhD, Department of Dermatology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.
8:00 PM Intramuscular Triamcinolone for Acute Hidradenitis Suppurativa Flares, Gabrielle Benesh, BS, Division of Dermatology, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA.
8:10 PM Defining Adaptive and Innate Immune Cell Profiles in Hidradenitis Suppurativa at the Single Cell Resolution, Wei-Wen Yu, MD, Plastic Surgery, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY, USA.
8:20 PM Q&A and Panel Discussion, Moderated by Diane Thiboutot, MD, AARS Past President
8:30 PM Symposium Concludes

*Schedule is subject to change.