The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization advise that hand washing is critical to slowing the spread of infection, but patients with dermatitis may need further guidance from their dermatologists.
A murine model showed success in treating atopic dermatitis by activating natural killer cells instead of suppressing the immune response. The Dermatologist spoke with researcher Brian S. Kim, MD, about the future of this immunotherapeutic strategy.
Esther A. Balogh, MD, Elnara Muradova, MS, Lindsay C. Strowd, MD, FAAD
Genetic polymorphisms and defects are commonly found in patients with atopic dermatitis. A more personalized therapy that considers individual genetics and pathogenesis may provide a more effective treatment approach.