The Dermatologist Announces New Partnership with the Melanoma Research Alliance

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Leading dermatology publication aligns itself with the largest private funder of melanoma research.

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We look forward to providing dermatologists with the latest clinical findings on the research of melanoma and also current methods of disease management.

The Dermatologist, a leading publication in the field of dermatology, is proud to announce a collaboration with the Melanoma Research Alliance to educate dermatologists on the latest research and preventative strategies related to melanoma through The Dermatologist print and digital brand.

“This collaboration with the Melanoma Research Alliance is an exciting opportunity for both parties and all dermatologists who treat patients dealing with melanoma,” said Steve R. Feldman, MD, PhD, chief medical editor, The Dermatologist. “We look forward to providing dermatologists with the latest clinical findings on the research of the disease and also current methods of disease management,” said Dr. Feldman who is with the Center for Dermatology Research and the Departments of Dermatology, Pathology and Public Health Sciences at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC.

“Readers of The Dermatologist will be interested to read our upcoming articles centered on the very latest research and treatment of melanoma conducted by leaders in the field,” said Lisa. B. Samalonis, managing editor of The Dermatologist.

“The Melanoma Research Alliance is committed to accelerating research for melanoma, and we’re pleased to partner with The Dermatologist to help provide up-to-date information on treatment options for patients,” said Louise Perkins, PhD, chief science officer of the Melanoma Research Alliance. “While treatments for advanced disease have improved dramatically in recent years, prevention and early diagnosis remain key to helping improve survival and the dermatology field plays a critical role in the melanoma fight.”

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About The Dermatologist
The Dermatologist is a print and digital brand that circulates to more than 14,750 dermatologists, dermatology residents, dermatology nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and healthcare professionals. The Dermatologist provides practical and clinical insight, industry news and peer perspectives into today’s dermatology issues, including clinical advances for treatment of cutaneous pathologies, information on how to incorporate cosmetic procedures, such as Botox and laser skin resurfacing, into a dermatology practice, and techniques for effective and efficient practice management.

About the Melanoma Research Alliance
MRA is a public charity formed in 2007 under the auspices of the Milken Institute, with the generous founding support of Debra and Leon Black. MRA has dedicated more than $60 million to research seeking to better prevent, diagnose, and treat melanoma, the most deadly type of skin cancer. Due to the ongoing support of its founders, 100% of every dollar MRA raises goes to support its melanoma research program. In 2014, MRA was ranked first out of the top 30 grant-giving disease foundations by Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN). The organization is poised to build on recent momentum in the field, accelerating the pace of scientific discovery and translation in order to eliminate suffering and death due to melanoma. MRA’s ability to fund wide-ranging research in melanoma is amplified by unique multi-faceted collaborations and partnerships with individuals, private foundations, and corporations. MRA supported projects are vetted by a world-class Grant Review Committee. Funded research has outstanding scientific merit, pursues innovative research using novel approaches, and offers the potential for developments that could lead to high-impact, near-term clinical application in areas of melanoma prevention, diagnosis, staging, and treatment.

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