August 04, 2011 09:52 ET

Latest News From American Academy of Dermatology Scientific Meeting

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 4, 2011) - The American Academy of Dermatology is holding the Summer Academy Meeting 2011, its annual summer scientific meeting, in New York City, through August 7, at the Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas. Anticipated attendance is more than 4,000. World-renowned leaders in the field of dermatology will present information on the latest research in the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions.

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This kit features some of the news and research that will be presented during the Summer Academy Meeting 2011, including:

  • Dermatologists Have Firm Grip on New Treatments for the Aging Hand
  • What's Bugging You? Prevention is Best Medicine for Keeping Pesky Insect Bites at Bay
  • Early Diagnosis Key to Better Treatment Results for People of Color with Common Skin Conditions
  • New Study Supports Recommendation to Use Broad-Spectrum Sunscreen for Protection Against Skin Cancer and Early Aging
  • Managing Stress Can Help People Improve Their Skin Conditions
  • Making the Outdoors Safer in America: American Academy of Dermatology Donates Shade Structures to New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and 33 other Organizations

For more information about the meeting, please contact the Academy's Communications Department at (847) 330-0230. Media planning to attend the Summer Academy Meeting 2011 must register on-site at the Academy Press Registration Kiosk located on the 2nd Floor Promenade of the Hilton. Press registration is available Thursday, Aug. 4 and Friday, Aug. 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Press Registration Kiosk phone number is (212) 261-6059.

Headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 17,000 physicians worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the Academy at 1-888-462-DERM (3376) or Follow the Academy on Facebook (American Academy of Dermatology) or Twitter (@AADskin).

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