UK TREND priority setting exercise
Results of the e-Delphi priority setting exercise in translational dermatology research have been published by the British Journal of Dermatology and are available online by following this link:
Professor Sara Brown was recently successful in her application for a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship in Clinical Science:
Sara’s research focuses on an investigation of genetic mechanisms in atopic eczema; her grant proposal was reviewed and critiqued by members of the UK TREND steering committee and her work will involve the analysis of DNA samples collected by collaborative groups in London and Newcastle as well as Dundee.
About UK TREND
The UK Translational Research Network in Dermatology (UK TREND) has been established to support, facilitate and further develop internationally-leading, translational research in skin biology and skin disease across the UK for the direct benefit of patient care.
Prof Nick Reynolds Chair of UK TREND Steering Committee
Prof Chris Griffiths
Chair UK TREND
Meetings and Events
25th EADV Congress - Wednesday 28 September to Sunday 2 October 2016
Vienna, Austria, click here for more information
BADGEM and Wellcome Trust
Genomics for Dermatology Course - Wednesday 12 to Friday 14 October 2016
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge
20th Birthday of the British Skin Foundation - Thursday 13 October 2016
Royal College of Physicians, London
4th International Congress on Translational Medicine, EUSTM - 17-20 October 2016
Prague, Czech Republic - click here for more information
2nd Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Open Meeting - Friday 2 December 2016
British Association of Dermatologists, London, click here for more information
Dr Carsten Flohr has recently been awarded an NIHR grant for the study:
The TREatment of Severe Atopic Dermatitis (TREAT) Trial
Dr Carsten Flohr and his team at St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London have been awarded funding from the NIHR Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme to conduct a randomised controlled trial assessing the effectiveness, safety and cost-effectiveness of methotrexate versus ciclosporin in the treatment of severe atopic dermatitis in children.
Click here for more information.
Professor Catherine Smith has been awarded funding from the NIHR EME programme for the APRICOT study a randomised placebo-controlled trial for Pustular Psoriasis. Click here for more information.