Other Resources

SID Partner societies

European Society for Dermatological Research (ESDR) 
Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology (JSID) 

SID-managed Organizations

Association of Professors of Dermatology (APD)

Medical Dermatology Society (MDS)

The Coalition of Skin Diseases (CSD) 
Basal Cell Carcinoma Nevus Syndrome Life Support Network
Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation (CARF)
Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation
Dystrophic Epidemolysis Bullosa Research Association of America (DEBRA)
Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types (FIRST)
International Pemphigus & Pemphigoid Foundation 
National Alopecia Areata Foundation 
National Eczema Association for Science and Education (NEASE) 
National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias
National Psoriasis Foundation
Nevus Outreach, Inc.
Pachyonychia Congenita Project
Sturge-Weber Foundation 
Vitiligo Support International
Xeroderma Pigmentosum Family Support Group
Other Helpful Links
American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) 
American Acne & Rosacea Society (AARS)
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
American Dermatological Association (ADA) 
American Medical Association (AMA) 
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
Center for Scientific Review
Clinical Immunology Society
Dermatology Foundation 
Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS)
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation, Inc. (HSF)
National Health Council
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) 
National Cancer Institute (NCI) 
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) 
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) 
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris (PRP) Support Group
Rash and Rashes: Dermatology Tutorial for Students - Free Dermatology Educational Resources for medical students, residents and other professionals.  Includes lesion morphologies, distributions, and examples of each in an easy-to-use, self-paced tutorial.
Skin rashes that itch: Patient Information at Skinsight.com - A patient-friendly quick reference guide to the most common causes of itchy rashes.  Each diagnosis includes images and overview information
Society for Melanoma Research
Timely Topics in Medicine - Dermatology


Other Conferences & Meetings

15th World Congress on Cancers of the Skin

September 3 - 6, 2014
Edinburgh, Scotland

ESDR 44th Annual Meeting
September 10 - 13, 2014
Copenhagen, Denmark

14th International Langerhans Cells Workshop
November 5 - 8, 2015
Kyoto, Japan

Inflammatory Skin Disease Summit: The Translational Revolution
November 19 – 21, 2014
Festive Hall of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Vienna, Austria

Melanoma Biology & Patient Management 2014
November 22, 2014
Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center

7th International Congress: Psoriasis - From Gene to Clinic
December 11 - 13, 2014
London, England

39th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology
December 12 - 14, 2014

Research Award Opportunities

American Skin Association

Grant applications for both targeted and general skin disease research are now being accepted in five areas – melanoma/skin cancer, psoriasis/inflammatory diseases, vitiligo/pigment cell biology, childhood diseases, and quality of life/health services/outcome studies.

October 18, 2014 at 11:59 PM.

Click HERE for list of awards and applicaton guidelines.

CHANEL- CERIES Reserach Award 2014
To honor excellence inresearch concerning the physiology or biology of healthy skin and /or its reactions to environmental factors.
October 31, 2014

AWARD:                                                                40 000 Euro

Click HERE for more information and to apply.