What areas of research meet the criteria for ASPIRE Dermatology Research funding?

What areas of research meet the criteria for ASPIRE Dermatology Research funding?
Research areas of interest in dermatology are as follows:

 

  • Clinical research related to inflammatory or immune-mediated diseases in dermatology
  • Approaches to improving communication among patients and healthcare providers (e.g., enduring materials, technological advancements, or web-based teaching programs)
  • Health economic and outcomes research related to inflammatory or immune-mediated diseases in dermatology
  • Basic research in the etiology of inflammatory or immune-mediated diseases in dermatology including clarification of the intracellular immune cascade in the skin
  • Exploration of the role of PDE4 inhibition in inflammatory or immune mediated skin disease
  • Exploration of the role of PDE4 inhibition in itch
  • Use of clinical evaluation tools to document the severity of inflammatory or immune mediated skin disease and/or the impact of these conditions on quality of life or other patient reported outcomes
  • Approaches to improving adherence to topical therapy for atopic dermatitis
  • Approaches to improving management of inflammatory skin diseases (e.g. early therapy, prevention of flares, long-term maintenance, sequential treatment, bimodal therapy, etc.)
  • Research related to, but not limited to, the use of topical PDE4 inhibition in the treatment of inflammatory or immune-mediated skin disorders with an unmet therapeutic need (top)

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