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

What you should know about technology transfer

One of the key considerations for a new innovation centers on intellectual property (IP). This is the first part of a two-part mini-series on IP with an initial focus on technology transfer.

/ May 16, 2019

Innovation dispatches from the AAD

Dermatology Innovation Forum is a one-day, pre-AAD meeting hosted by a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit called Advancing Innovation in Dermatology (AID).

/ April 4, 2019

Hacking the Biopharma Industry

Biopharmaceutical companies and their partners are taking a page from Silicon Valley by sponsoring hackathons and competitions to drive innovation in research and develop new solutions for patients.

/ March 19, 2019

Opportunities for collaboration with industry

Industry relationships are essential for innovation in dermatology. In this month's column, Steve Xu, M.D., and Michael L. Sierra, Ph.D., provide their insight on collaborating with industry.

/ February 1, 2019

DermSummit 2019: Putting Skin in the Game

For the sixth year in a row, JPM week kicked off with the Dermatology Summit at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

/ January 18, 2019