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CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Deepak Balak, MD, MSc
Erasmus MC, Department of Dermatology
Utrecht, Netherlands

Dr. Balak works as a dermatologist at the Department of Dermatology and Allergology of the University Medical Center Utrecht in Utrecht, the Netherlands, where he combines patient care with teaching responsibilities and research. His clinical interests are centered on the impact and management of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. His scientific interests include translational medicine, clinical drug development, and evaluation in the field of chronic immune-mediated inflammatory skin diseases, such as psoriasis. As a 2019 Fellow, he will study with Dr. Alice Gottlieb at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, New York and attend the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Congress.

Last Updated: Nov 20, 2019

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July 22, 2020
Paolo Gisondi et al., summarize issues faced by many dermatologists during the unprecedented lockdown period in Spring 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Issues like the sudden cancellation of face-to-face consultations, and the mandatory introduction of telemedicine (after months of a rather optional exercise with this type of caregiving), needed an entrepreneurial approach to manage.
July 20, 2020
Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) announced today that mirikizumab, an investigational monoclonal antibody that binds to the p19-subunit of IL23, met the primary and all key secondary endpoints versus placebo at Week 16 (superiority) and all key secondary endpoints versus Cosentyx (secukinumab) at Week 16 (non-inferiority) and Week 52 (superiority) in the OASIS-2 study. OASIS-2 is a multicenter randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study comparing the efficacy and safety of mirikizumab to placebo and Cosentyx in patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.
July 14, 2020
Dr. Stingl discusses differences in the pathogenesis of plaque psoriasis and pustular psoriasis. Spoiler alert: it's the neutrophils.
July 09, 2020
PsoProtectMe now available in multiple languages
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