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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:

 

 

Identification of Translational Dermatology Research Priorities in the UK: Results of an e-Delphi Exercise.  E. Healy, S.J. Brown, S.M. Langan, S.G. Nicholls, K. Shams & N.J. Reynolds

 

Professor Sara Brown was recently successful in her application for a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship in Clinical Science:

 

(http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Biomedical-science/Funded-projects/Awards-made/Wellcome-Fellows/WTD003262.htm#_B)

 

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        

our leaders

Prof Chris Griffiths

Chair UK TREND

Advisory Committee

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Meetings and Events

 

 

46th Annual ESDR Meeting - Wednesday 7-10 September 2016

Munich, Germany, click here for more information

 

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

 

British Skin Foundation 20th Birthday Conference - Thursday 13 October 2016

Royal College of Physicians, London

 

Second Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Open Meeting - Friday 2 December 2016 

British Association of Dermatologists, London

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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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