Amy S. Paller, MD/MSci
Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Symposium
New Frontiers and Pivotal Investigation-Based Advances in the Pathoimmunobiology and Management Of Atopic Dermatitis
Bringing the Pathogenic Advances and Novel Treatments to Children with AD: What have we Learned?
SATO Scientific Forum at IID 2018 (SATO Night)
Atopic Dermatitis – How our Increasing Understanding of Pathogenesis is Translating into New and Emerging Therapies
Dr. Paller is the Walter J. Hamlin Professor and Chair of the Department of Dermatology and Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. She also serves as Principal Investigator of the NIH-funded Skin Disease Research Center at Northwestern. An author of more than 400 original publications, Dr. Paller is an NIH-funded investigator who currently serves on the Council for the National Institutes for Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, and Skin Diseases. Her laboratory focuses on topically delivered gene therapy using nanotechnology, diabetic wound healing, and cutaneous innervation. Dr. Paller has directed the Pediatric Dermatology Clinical Trials Unit at Northwestern University/ the Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago for the past 20 years, and has been the lead investigator on several landmark trials. Her major clinical research interests are genetic skin disorders and pediatric cutaneous immunologic disorders, including atopic dermatitis. She has discovered skin and blood biomarkers of pediatric (vs. adult) atopic dermatitis, is developing wireless sensors to replace actigraphy, and is testing new tools to measure itch and stigma in atopic dermatitis. She has served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Society for Investigative Dermatology, the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, the Women’s Dermatologic Society, The American Board of Dermatology, and the American Dermatological Association. She has been President of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, Society for Investigative Dermatology, and the Women’s Dermatologic Society, and inaugural co-Chair of the Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance. She is currently President of the International Eczema Council and the International Society for Pediatric Dermatology. She co-authors Hurwitz’s Clinical Pediatric Dermatology and has served as an editor of the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. Among recently received honors are the Clarence S. Livingood, MD Memorial Award from the American Academy of Dermatology, Mentor of the Year, Rose Hirschler, and the Wilma Bergfeld, MD Visionary & Leadership awards from the Women’s Dermatological Society, Founder’s Award from the Chicago Dermatological Society, Stephen Rothman Award from the Society for Investigative Dermatology, and the inaugural Paula Stern Outstanding Women in Science and Medicine Award from Northwestern University.