E-News for Councilors


April 2013


Message from the President

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I hope this email finds you doing well.  
IPC is pleased to present you with another edition of our E-News for Councilors. Here you will find brief updates on our upcoming meetings, CME opportunities, recent publications and more. We are also pleased to present you with the first details on our 2013 Think Tank, which will be taking place this year in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. More details can be found by clicking on the Save the Date icon below.  Also, please complete the pre-registration form on the website so we can better plan the meeting.

As always, we appreciate your time and efforts to support the work of IPC. Looking forward to a productive year.

Best regards,

Peter van de Kerkhof
President, IPC


New CME Programs Available

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IPC has recently launched several new CME programs on its website. Two different webcasts are available for viewing. One of these webcasts was filmed at our Meet the Experts Program at the Pacific Dermatological Association Meeting in Huntington Beach, California. The other program was filmed at our Meet the Experts Program in Prague, Czech Republic. Both webcasts feature IPC Councilors presenting challenging cases they have faced in their clinical practices with intriguing dialogue and follow-up questions.  

Another recently launched CME Program, is a combined Review of the EADV Congress in Prague and New Psoriasis Therapies in Production. This program can be found in our most recent edition of our December 2012 Psoriasis Review Newsletter.

Councilors Only Section

Visit the Councilor Only section where you will find the following:
> Councilor only events
> IPC Councilor projects
> IPC Publication pdfs
> IPC Board contact info
> Update your profile 

You must log-in to access this section using your email address and the password psoriasis12.

Attend one of IPC's upcoming events

Friday, April 26, 4-6 pm
Meet the Experts | Punta del Este
RADLA Meeting

Tuesday, May 7, 1-4 pm
Stratifying Psoriasis: Methods and Clinical Utility | Edinburgh, Scotland
IID Meeting

Thursday, July 4, 10-12 pm
Meet the Experts | Paris, France
PIN Congress

Thursday, July 11, 8:30-10 am
Meet the Experts | Hong Kong
ADC Meeting

Saturday, October 5, 4:15-6:15 pm
Meet the Experts | Istanbul, Turkey
EADV Meeting

Saturday, October 19, 9-10 am
Meet the Experts | Kaunas, Lithuania

View our complete events calendar

Save the Date!

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More information

IPC's Most Recent Scientific Publications 

Association of Pediatric Psoriasis Severity With Excess and Central Adiposity: An International Cross-Sectional Study. (2012) A. S. Paller et al. Archives of Dermatology, 2012 Nov 19:1-11. doi: 10.1001 /jamadermatol.2013.1078. [Epub ahead
of print]. 

   Towards Completing the Genetic Map of Psoriasis

IPC Research Genetics Project initiated in London, UK, Michigan, USA and Kiel, Germany.  With a view to identifying rare protein altering variants, the project figures to deliver the important information on the genetic contribution to psoriasis susceptibility. Preliminary results are expected by the end of 2013.                                                                          


Mechanisms of Disease in Psoriasis
IPC’s workshop held at the ESDR congress in Venice, Italy brought together an eclectic cast of speakers and panelists to deliberate the mechanistic basis for psoriasis immunopathogenesis. Co-chaired by Frank Nestle and Hervé Bachelez, participants derived from across the globe, with a view to articulating how the evolving knowledge of genotype can best be translated to phenotype in psoriasis. A summary manuscript of the proceedings has been accepted for publication in the British Journal of Dermatology. 
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