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Why Attend the 7th Dermatology Drug Development Summit?

As experts tout 2023 “the year of the JAK inhibitor” following 6 FDA approvals in the past 18 months, with the first approved therapies in PN and AA marking a new era of development in rare dermatological disorders, investment is flooding into dermatology drug development.

As the race to shelf steroids and achieve remittive therapies in Atopic Dermatitis, Alopecia Areata, Prurigo Nodularis, Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Vitiligo heightens, the 7th Dermatology Drug Development Summit remains the definitive forum sharing cross-industry insight to herald the next generation of safer and more durable therapies.

120+ Attendees | 6+ Hours of Networking | 45+ Leading Organizations

Full Pre-Seminar of A-Z JAK Inhibitors | 32+ Insightful Presentations

Unmissable Agenda Highlights

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Insights from 25+ NEW expert thought-leaders including:

Subhashish Banerjee, Vice President & Disease Area Head, Rheumatology & Dermatology Bristol Myers Squibb

Esther Garcia Gil, Director, Global Clinical Development, Almirall

Luis Santamaria-Babí, Professor University of Barcelona

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Leverage a precision medicine approach in dermatology by segmenting heterogenous diseases populations by phenotype and endotype into clinically relevant subgroups to improve therapeutic response and outcomes:

Jeremy Sokolove, Senior Vice President, Clinical Pharmacology & Experimental Medicine, GSK

Prista Charuworn, Executive Director, Inflammation & Global Development Lead, Amgen

Kumar Krishnaswamy, Scientific Director, AbbVie

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Explore your A-Z of JAK inhibitors including strategies to navigate safety and tolerability challenges when developing JAK inhibitors to reduce off target effect:

Paul Smith, Senior Vice President of Biology, Recludix

Johan Lund, Chief Scientific Officer, Aqilion

Fauad Hasan, Chief Executive Officer, Ornovi

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Harness promising novel targets with a greater understanding of disease pathophysiology and differential disease presentation to shape your future research directions:

Kelly Pike, Head of Translational Sciences, VentusTherapeutics

 Eric Meldrum, Chief Scientific Officer, Citryll BV

Heike Keilhack, Chief Scientific Officer, Ribon Therapeutics

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What Your Peers Have to Say...

"The talks were high quality and the interaction among participants was excellent."


"A great opportunity to spend a few days with leading drug development leaders and companies that are shaping the future of dermatology.

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