Dermatology Grand Rounds

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Grand Rounds

Wednesday, March 12th 2014 at 8am-12pm

676 North Saint Clair Street, Suite 1600 (16th Floor)

Presenting at 8:00am

How microRNAs regulate epithelial stem cells

Robert M Lavker, PhD

Jack W. Graffin, M.D. Research Professor

Professor in Dermatology

Dr. Robert M. Lavker is currently Professor of Dermatology at Northwestern and Director of Dermatology Research. He completed his undergraduate training at the University of Delaware and his PhD training at Clemson University. He also received an honorary Master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his postdoctoral fellowship training at the Boston University School of Medicine, where he subsequently served as an Assistant Professor. In 1976, he joined the faculty at University of Pennsylvania where he was promoted to Professor and served as Director of Research for their Department of Dermatology. He is the author of over 150 papers, reviews and chapters related to dermatological research. Dr. Lavker is the 5th recipient of the Albert M. Kligman/Philip Frost Leadership Award.

Presenting at 10:45am

Pediatric Dermatology Update: Things you don’t want to miss!

Sheila Friedlander, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine

University of California, San Diego

Sheila Friedlander, M.D, is a pediatric dermatologist with subspecialty training in infectious diseases. She treats children with both congenital and acquired skin conditions, and is particularly interested in cutaneous infections, as well as pediatric vascular lesions. She has published more than 70 scholarly texts, and serves as an advisor on numerous national committees. She is currently a Skaggs Clinical Research Scholar at the Scripps Research Institute, and is cited in "Best Doctors in America.



Research Presentation


Patient Viewing


Case Discussion


Guest Lecture

Overall meeting objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Discuss new technology used in addressing dermatologic problems.

2. Understand the choices and risks for treating skin disease.

3. Discuss the ethical issues that arise in patient care.

4. Recognize the relevance of new laboratory discoveries to clinical issues.

Accreditation Statement:

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement:

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Director: Amy S. Paller, MD, MS, Chair, Department of Dermatology

Disclosure Statements:

The course director Amy S. Paller, MD, MS serves as a consultant (with honoraria)for the following companies: AbbVie, Alwyn, Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Best Doctors, Celgene Corporation, Galderma Laboratories, L.P., GlaxoSmithKline, LEO Pharma US, Lundbeck, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., Onset Dermatologics, Procter & Gamble Company, Promius Pharma, LLC., Scioderm, and Stiefel a GSK company.

Amy S. Paller, MD, MS serves as a Principal Investigator (no honoraria) for the following companies: Amgen, Galderma Laboratories, LP, LEO Pharma US, and TopMD.

FSM’s CME Leadership and Staff have nothing to disclose: John X. Thomas, Jr., PhD, Sr. Associate Dean for Medical Education, Genevieve Napier, CME Director, CME Project Specialists, Jennifer Banys and Tara Scavelli.

Drs. Sheila Friedlander and Robert Lavker have nothing to disclose.

Sponsored by: Department of Dermatology

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The next Grand Rounds will be held Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Dermatology Grand Rounds/ The Donald L. Levin Lectureship

MODERATOR: Joan Guitart, MD

Presenting at 8:00 am


Presenting at 10:45 am

Keith Choate M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pathology

Yale University School of Medicine


Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Presenting at 8:00 am


Presenting at 10:45 am

Dee Anna Glaser, MD

Vice-Chairman and Professor of Dermatology

St. Louis University, SOM

Department of Dermatology