Useful resources for Healthcare Professionals
View our helpful links to fellowships and undergraduate courses below
Medical Students – Dermatology
Cyberderm DOIT is a free online Dermatology e-learning resource for medical students. It is interactive, systematic, case-oriented, and multilingual.
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Dermahighlights provides the latest news in dermatology. Here you will find highlights from some of the most important dermatology meetings from around the world. The Highlights include a selection of video interviews, summaries and slides from the meetings. There is also a dermatology educational webinar series.
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British Society for Medical Dermatology Educational Videos
Short educational videos on key topics delivered by experts in medical dermatology. Provided by the British Society for Medical Dermatology.
Click on the link to view the British Society for Medical Dermatology Educational Videos
Research – Clinical Trials
The severe eczema and psoriasis teams at St John’s Institute are actively involved in clinical research in dermatology. This research provides a better understanding of what causes skin, conditions, provides the newest in skin treatment and personalises available therapies to individual patients to maximise their effect and minimise side effects. The research team run trials with the latest therapies emerging in the fields of eczema and psoriasis.
If you are interested in learning more about our research in eczema or psoriasis or taking part in clinical trials in these areas please click on this link to the Guy’s & St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust website or you can email the team at DermatologyTrials@gstt.nhs.uk
Paediatric Dermatology – Unit for Population-Based Dermatology Research
The Unit for Population-Based Dermatology Research is based at the St Thomas’ Hospital Campus and headed by Carsten Flohr, Professor and Consultant Dermatologist, and conducts translational and clinical research into the prevention, epidemiology and treatment of skin diseases, with a particular focus on paediatric atopic eczema. This is done through collaboration on large cohort and intervention studies, such as the Enquiring About Tolerance (EAT) study, the PROmotion of Breastfeeding Intervention Trial (PROBIT), and the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). The Unit also leads a national trial comparing the efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness of cyclosporine with methotrexate in severe paediatric eczema (TREAT trial) as well as an eczema prevention trial with water softeners (SOFTER), and the UK-Irish Atopic eczema Systemic TherApies Register (A*STAR).
A national cohort study of adult and paediatric patients on conventional and novel biologic treatments for severe atopic eczema is currently in set up.
Other useful links for healthcare professionals
View our fellowships
We run multiple events throughout the year. Healthcare professionals can attend our events to keep up to date about best clinical practice in dermatology and get clinical tips and advice from key speakers.
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