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“Third European Photodermatology Course” of the European Society for Photodermatology
Brescia, Italy, 17-18 November, 2017

Chair: Piergiacomo Calzavara-Pinton (Dept. of Dermatology, University of Brescia, Italy), Serena Lembo (Dept. of Dermatology, University of Naples, Italy), Marina Venturini (Dept. of Dermatology, University of Brescia, Italy)

Topics: Photobiology, Photoaging, Photoprotection Skin Cancer, Photodermatosis, Phototherapy

First of all, the Course will discuss comprehensively the interaction of non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation with the skin from photochemical and photobiological effects to the pathogenesis and clinical presentation of autoimmune and genetic photosensitive disorders.
Afterwards, basic principles, new advancements and perspectives of UVB and UVA1 phototherapies, psoralen plus UVA (PUVA) photochemotherapy and photodynamic therapy will be discussed in detail by the most renowned European experts. Specifically the Course will aim to focus on the most relevant issues and possible developments and to improve the skills of dermatologists in the use of optimal protocols in the treatment of many common skin disorders including, among others, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, vitiligo and cutaneous T cell lymphoma. Combination with new anti-inflammatory and immunoregulatory drugs will be discussed as well. Experts belonging to both academic and industrial worlds will present basic, translational and clinical researches on topical and oral photoprotection and, in addition, they will discuss a possible roadmap leading to the development of European guidelines for photoprotection.

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