All posts by Jamie Breslin

Dermatology therapies evolve as disease knowledge and investment grow

For much of the past 50 years, many of the drugs used in dermatology have been adopted – and often adapted – from other specialties and used for dermatologic conditions.

/ April 23, 2020

Spotlight on Dermira and the QBREXZA story

Qbrexza is a novel topical medicine indicated for primary axillary hyperhidrosis in patients 9 years of age and older

/ February 7, 2020

Creative initiative involves clinicians in innovation

Drs. Lilit Garibyan, Steve Xu and Kachiu C. Lee highlight a grassroots initiative that encourages physicians to become more involved in innovation in dermatology.

/ December 11, 2019

Hackathon winners explore precision medicine

Hacking Dermatology’s 2019 Hackathon took place September 13-15 in Boston. By the end of the three-day weekend, five teams were awarded $5,000 each to continue working on their ideas for the next several months.

/ November 20, 2019

AI: It’s not dermatologist vs. machine

VisualDx is using artificial intelligence to augment physician decision-making, not replace it. ƒ

/ November 14, 2019

Continuing the innovation journey

In recognition of the first anniversary of our Innovation column, Drs. Steve Xu and William Ju reflect on the range of topics covered throughout the year and highlight what's to come.

/ September 26, 2019

The case for hackathons in dermatology

Hackathons are sprint-like events that bring together teams of people from different fields to brainstorm new technology solutions.

/ July 3, 2019

Hacking Dermatology Announces Call for Applications and Mentors for 2019 Program with Focus on Innovation and Precision Medicine in Dermatology

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Applications are now being accepted for Hacking Dermatology 2019, an innovation challenge that unites clinical and scientific experts, patients, engineers and innovators to reimagine the landscape of patient care. Winning teams will be awarded a total of $85,000...

/ June 27, 2019

How to use patents to maximize value for your venture

In this follow up to last month’s Innovations column on intellectual property and technology transfer, Raymond A. Miller, J.D., and Steve Xu, M.D., FAAD discuss how to utilize patents to maximize value for your venture.

/ June 7, 2019