Episode 17: You've Got One Shot To Get It Right with April Armstrong, MD, MPHRelease Date: December 16, 2021
Episode 17 of Derms and Conditions has our host James Q. Del Rosso, DO speaking with April Armstrong, MD, MPH, Professor of Dermatology at The University of Southern California. In this episode, Dr. Del Rosso and Dr. Armstrong discuss high yield pearls in managing difficult and treatment resistant cases of atopic dermatitis and psoriasis.
Specifically, they discuss bridging a patient to dupilumab with cyclosporine, how to effectively switch between different biologic therapies for psoriasis, and how to use apremilast effectively in patients with severe psoriasis. Finally, Dr. Del Rosso asks Dr. Armstrong about best practices for vaccination in patients on oral and biologic therapies for psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.
JAMES DEL ROSSO, DO FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES:
Abbvie, Aclaris, Almirall, Amgen, Arcutis, Bausch Health (Ortho Dermatology), BioFrontera, BioPharmX, Bristol-Myers-Squibb, Cassiopea, Dermata, Dermavant, Encore, EPI Health, Evommune, Ferndale, Galderma, Incyte, JEM Health, Leo Pharma, La Roche Posay, Lilly (Dermira), MC2, Novan, Pfizer, Regeneron, Sanofi-Genzyme, SolGel, Sonoma (IntraDerm), Sun Pharma, Trevi, UCB, Verrica, Vyne (Foamix; Menlo)
Aclaris, Almirall, Amgen, Arcutis, Bausch Health (Ortho Dermatology), EPI Health, Ferndale, Galderma, Genentech, JEM Health, Leo Pharma, La Roche Posay, Lilly (Dermira), Pfizer, Regeneron, Sanofi-Genzyme, Sun Pharma, UCB, Verrica, Vyne (Foamix; Menlo)
Aclaris, Almirall, Amgen, Anaptys Bio, Arcutis, Athenex, Bausch Health (Ortho Dermatology), BioPharmX, Biorasi, Botanix, Brickell, Cara Therapeutics, Cassiopea, Dermavant, EPI Health, Ferndale, Galderma, Incyte, Leo Pharma, Lilly (Dermira), Novan, Pfizer, Ralexar, Regeneron, SolGel, Sun Pharma, UCB, Verrica, Vyne (Foamix; Menlo).
APRIL ARMSTRONG, MD, MPH FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES:
Research investigator and/or scientific advisor to AbbVie, Almirall, Arcutis, ASLAN, BI, BMS, EPI, Incyte, Leo, UCB, Janssen, Lilly, Nimbus, Novartis, Ortho Dermatologics, Sun, Dermavant, Dermira, Sanofi, Regeneron, Pfizer, and Modmed.