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Psoriasis International Network (January 2013)

A growing network of psoriasis professionals and patient representatives from 80 countries!

Psoriasis International Network is a joint action of Fondation René Touraine and the EADV Psoriasis Task Force. This network fosters exchanges on psoriasis at the national level, as well as to facilitate international collaborations in the field of psoriasis.

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The Psoriasis International Network in figures

The Network gathers at present representatives of some 80 countries. 49 countries are registered on the website www.psoriasis-international.org, counting 31 national psoriasis medical groups plus the SOLAPSO (Latin American Psoriasis Society) countries. 31 patient associations plus the major patient federations (IFPA, EUROPSO and LATINAPSO) are also represented in the website. Over 4000 dermatologists all over the world receive our newsletter and Focus On.

Psoriasis International Network Worldwide Survey on the Usage of Methotrexate in the Treatment of Psoriasis

In 2012, the Psoriasis International Network Committee of Fondation René Touraine, with the precious help of Dr. Rolland Gyulai from Szeged University (Hungary), has elaborated a survey on the usage of methotrexate in the treatment of psoriasis. We sent out the survey to the 95 countries in the network and received over 490 answers from dermatologists in 65 different countries. The preliminary results were presented at the EADV Congress, in September 2012, by Dr. Gyulai.

Psoriasis International Network Symposium at 13th Pan Arab League of Dermatology Conference

The second Psoriasis International Network Symposium will be held on Saturday, February 23, from 14:00 to 16:00, during the Pan Arab League of Dermatology meeting in Dead Sea, Jordan.

This PIN Symposium is organised in partnership with Leo Pharma and will be held on February 23 from 14:00 to 16:00.

The Symposium will focus on: Clinical and therapeutic research on psoriasis, a worldwide challenge. You can check out the symposium programme here

PSO 2013 - 4th Congress of the Psoriasis International Network

The next Congress of the Psoriasis International Network – PSO 2013 is coming soon (July 4-7, 2013).
Call for abstracts
Deadline: February 15, 2013
Submission topics:
- Scoring and monitoring the severity of the disease
- Psoriasis in children and pregnancy
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Comorbidities in psoriasis
- Psychological/Social impact of psoriasis
- Psoriasis - pathogenesis
- Clinical guidelines and recommendations for psoriasis treatment
- Health economics of psoriasis
- Patient education
- Clinical trials in psoriasis
- Epidermiology
and others...

The PSONET group is in charge of the the scientific organization of the Congress.

Check out the website www.pso2013.com to keep up to date with the major international congress for practitioners on psoriasis. On the website you will find scientific programme and the call for abstracts.

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