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Higgins Hotel, New Orleans, LA
March 16, 2023

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The mission of the Dermatology Innovation Forum is to build a leadership community of individuals and organizations who are excited about developing ideas into products that can substantially improve skin health.

The Forum focuses on inspiring participants about innovations that can lead dermatology in its next generation of important products and services. By including physicians, researchers, inventors, investors, strategic corporate partners, service providers, government regulators, patient advocates, and other stakeholders, the Forum is a unique networking venue where leaders can communicate with, learn from, and collaborate with each other on the future of dermatology innovation.

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Dermatology Innovation Forum 2023 Speakers

Dominique du Crest
Dominique du Crest

Founder SkinAid
Co-Founder Skin & Digital Summit

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Steven R. Feldman, MD, PhD
Steven R. Feldman, MD, PhD

Professor of Dermatology, Pathology, Social Sciences & Health Policy
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Senior Advisor, Dermatology & Patient Adherence
Sensal Health

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Michael Girardi, MD, FAAD
Michael Girardi, MD, FAAD

Professor, Vice Chair & Residency Program Director
Department of Dermatology
Yale School of Medicine

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Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD
Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD

Waldman Professor and System Chair, Department of Dermatology
Director, Center of Excellence in Eczema
Director, Laboratory of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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John E. Harris, MD, PhD
John E. Harris, MD, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology
Director, Autoimmune Therapeutics Institute
Director, Vitiligo Clinic and Research Center

UMass Chan Medical School

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Justin M. Ko, MD, MBA, FAAD
Justin M. Ko, MD, MBA, FAAD

Chief of Medical Dermatology
Associate Chief Quality Officer
Clinical Lead, Patient Experience

Stanford Health Care
Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology
Stanford University School of Medicine

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Markham C. Luke, MD, PhD, FAAD
Markham C. Luke, MD, PhD, FAAD

Supervisory Physician & Director
FDA

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Vijendra Nalamothu, PhD
Vijendra Nalamothu, PhD

Founder, Executive Chairman & Chief Scientific Officer
Tergus Pharma

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Ian Odell, MD, PhD, FAAD
Ian Odell, MD, PhD, FAAD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Yale University

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Aimee S. Payne, MD, PhD
Aimee S. Payne, MD, PhD

Professor of Dermatology & Director of the Penn Clinical Autoimmunity Center of Excellence
University of Pennsylvania

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Adam Raff, MD, PhD, FAAD
Adam Raff, MD, PhD, FAAD

Senior Medical Director, Clinical Development
EQRx

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Yevgeniy (Eugene) R. Semenov, MD, MA, FAAD
Yevgeniy (Eugene) R. Semenov, MD, MA, FAAD

Assistant Professor, Dermatology
co-Director, Oncodermatology Program

Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

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Bhaskar Srivastava, MD, PhD
Bhaskar Srivastava, MD, PhD

Senior Vice President, Clinical Development
Nimbus Therapeutics

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Steve Xu, MD, MSc, FAAD
Steve Xu, MD, MSc, FAAD

Chief Executive Officer
Sibel Health

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Program

9:30AM

Registration and Networking Café

11:00AM

Networking Lunch

12:00PM

Program*

* Presentation order subject to change

Featured Speaker
Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD, Waldman Professor & System Chair, Department of Dermatology;
Director, Center of Excellence in Eczema; Director, Laboratory of Inflammatory Skin Diseases,
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Innovations in Topical Drug Products
Chair: Vijendra Nalamothu, PhD, Executive Chairman & Chief Scientific Officer, Tergus Pharma
Steven R. Feldman, MD, PhD, Professor of Dermatology, Pathology, Social Sciences & Health Policy, Wake Forest University School of Medicine; Senior Advisor, Dermatology & Patient Adherence, Sensal Health
Markham Luke, MD, PhD, FAAD, Supervisory Physician & Director, FDA

Emerging Digital Technologies for Clinical Trials in Dermatology
Chair: Steve Xu MD, MSc, FAAD, Chief Executive Officer, Sibel Health
Art Papier, MD, FAAD, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, VisualDx

Strategies in the Regulation of Cutaneous Inflammation
Chair: Michael Girardi, MD, FAAD, Professor, Vice Chair & Residency Program Director
Department of Dermatology, Yale School of Medicine
John E. Harris, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology; Director of Vitiligo Clinic and Research Center, UMass Chan Medical School
Ian Odell, MD, PhD, FAAD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Yale University
Aimee S. Payne, MD, PhD, Professor of Dermatology & Director of the Penn Clinical Autoimmunity Center of Excellence, University of Pennsylvania
Bhaskar Srivastava, MD, PhD, Senior Vice President, Clinical Development, Nimbus Therapeutics

Re-Establishing Immune Tolerance
Chair: Adam Raff, MD, PhD, FAAD, Senior Medical Director, EQRx
Paul Klekotka, MD, PhD, FAAD, Associate Vice President, Immunology, Lilly Research Laboratories
Paul F. Lizzul, MD, PhD, MPH, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, AnaptysBio

Skin & Digital Summit with Magic Wand Initiative
Chair: Dominique Du Crest, Founder, SKINAID, Co-Founder Skin & Digital Summit
Lilit Garibyan, MD, PhD, FAAD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School; Co-Founder Magic Wand Initiative
Justin M. Ko, MD, MBA, FAAD, Chief of Medical Dermatology, Associate Chief Quality Officer, Clinical Lead, Patient Experience, Stanford Health Care; Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology, Stanford University School of Medicine
Eugene Semenov MD, MA, FAAD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

5:30PM

Reception

People

Conference Board of Directors and Advisors

Frederick Beddingfield, III, MD, PhD, FAAD
Frederick Beddingfield, III, MD, PhD, FAAD

Chief Executive Officer
Kira Pharmaceuticals
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

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William Ju, MD, FAAD
William Ju, MD, FAAD

President & Founding Trustee
Advancing Innovation in Dermatology, Inc.

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Seth Orlow, MD, PhD, FAAD
Seth Orlow, MD, PhD, FAAD

Senior Advisor
Pharus Advisors, LLC
Professor & Chair of Dermatology
NYU Grossman School of Medicine

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Kristen B. Slaoui, PhD
Kristen B. Slaoui, PhD

Chief Corporate Development Officer
Galderma

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hristina Weng, MD, FAAD
Christina Weng, MD, FAAD

Senior Medical Director
Kira Pharmaceuticals

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Sponsors

Leadership

Incyte Dermatology

Premier

Dermavant

Major

Almirall
Leo Pharma
Lilly
Tergus

Supporting

AnaptysBio
Arcutis
DermBiont
Dow Development Laboratories
Evommune
Innovaderm
Maruho
MC2 Therapeutics
MedPharm
Therapeutics Inc
Verrica Pharmaceuticals

Founders

Aclaris
AID
Canfield
Palto
Pharus
For Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact Amanda Pacia at amanda.pacia@advancing-derm.org.

Networking

Dermatology Innovation Forum utilizes a conference app for meeting materials and networking, available on both Apple and Android devices for all registered attendees.

Our app will launch in February, and you will receive an email at that time with instructions.

Contact

General Inquiries

support@advancing-derm.org

Sponsorship Opportunities

Amanda Pacia
amanda.pacia@advancing-derm.org

Confirmed Speakers

Faye Silag
faye.silag@advancing-derm.org

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the agenda for the conference?
The current program agenda can be found here.

What is the cost of registration?
If registered by February 17, 2023 – $185 Physicians and Academicians / $445 Industry
Registration after February 17, 2023 – $245 Physicians and Academicians / $595 Industry

What is included in the registration fees?
Conference registration includes:

Health and Safety Release
Advancing Innovation in Dermatology, Inc. (“AID”) looks forward to welcoming attendees back in person for the 2023 Dermatology Innovation Forum scheduled for March 16, 2023. Health and safety remain a top priority, and AID is working with the venue to plan for on-site precautions and mitigations for the event, including related to COVID-19. Attendees should follow the CDC’s Isolation and Precautions for People with COVID-19 guidance, if they have tested positive for COVID-19 for any test done on or after March 5, 2023, or if they experienced symptoms of COVID-19 on or after March 5, 2023.

In all events, attendees must follow all federal, state and local health and safety guidance, including guidance on when to quarantine and wear a mask (AID reserves the right to update its health and safety policies in its discretion from to time to time). Of course, given the highly contagious nature of COVID-19 and its ability to spread by person-to-person contact, the event carries a risk of exposure to COVID-19 to attendees. By attending the event, attendees hereby agree to accept such risk and release and waive any and all claims, now known or hereafter known, against AID, its officers, directors, trustees, employees and agents, as well as its successors and assigns (collectively, the Releasees”) on account of any exposure to COVID-19 or any other illness or infection that may be associated with the event caused by any of the Releasees (except claims for willful misconduct or liability that cannot be released by applicable law).

How do I become a Sponsor?
If you are interested in a sponsorship opportunity, please contact Amanda Pacia at amanda.pacia@advancing-derm.org, for the sponsorship overview and level pricing.

I am a confirmed speaker, now what?
Please check back for confirmed speaker deliverables or contact Faye Silag at faye.silag@advancing-derm.org.

What is the dress code?
Attire is business casual. Feel free to be comfortable in slacks, polo shirts, blazers, blouses and most importantly, comfortable shoes. We do recommend you dress in layers as temperatures in meeting rooms can vary.

I am a Sponsor. How do I redeem my contracted complimentary registration(s)?
After your sponsorship has been processed, you will receive an email with a unique code and instructions to register online. We encourage all complimentary and discounted registrations to be completed by February 17, 2023. If you have not yet received the email, please contact Faye Silag at faye.silag@advancing-derm.org.

Cancellation Policy
Requests for registration fee cancellations for the conference must be received on or before February 24, 2023. At the discretion of the conference organizers, a refund via the method of original payment, minus a $125 non-refundable administrative fee, will be issued. No refunds will be made if notice is received after 3pm Eastern Time on February 24, 2023. Written notice of your cancellation should be sent to jamie.breslin@advancing-derm.org with a copy to support@advancing-derm.org.

Force Majeure
No damages or refunds shall be due for a failure of performance or because of a delay or cancellation of one or more of the AID Initiatives by the occurrence of any contingency beyond the reasonable control of Host. These contingencies include, without limitation, threat of or actual war, terrorism, sabotage, insurrection, riot or other act of civil disobedience, act of public enemy, strikes, labor disputes, picketing or work stoppage (actual or threatened), an epidemic, pandemic or disease, act of government or any agency affecting the terms of this Agreement, accident, fire, explosion, flood, severe weather, natural disaster, or other act of God, change in meeting app ownership or management company, technology updates to the meeting app, interruptions or failure of the Internet, accessibility, connectivity or network connections, or any other acts beyond the reasonable control of the responsible parties.