A New Era in Alopecia Areata Research

May 27, 2016

The progress being made right now is thrilling, with advances in alopecia areata research and several treatments in development. The excitement was palpable during the many educational sessions, poster exhibits, social programs, and networking opportunities at the 75th Annual Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, which took place May 11 to 14. 

This new era of research was celebrated by young, up-and-coming investigators, seasoned research advisors and industry representatives during NAAF’s Reception and Research Update. Together, NAAF President and CEO Dory Kranz, Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Natasha Mesinkovska, and Research Advisor Dr. Angela Christiano shared NAAF’s commitment to ensuring continued rapid research progress toward the development of safe, effective, and affordable treatments for alopecia areata.

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