November 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 11 | Features | 1185 | Copyright © November 2019



La Roche-Posay North American Foundation Call for Scientific Abstracts

The La Roche-Posay North American Foundation was established in 2005 to support outstanding candidates with promising projects in the field of clinical, biological or pharmacological research linked to dermatology. This competitive program is open to dermatology residents, fellows, and new practitioners (up to five years) in the United States.

All submitted applications will be evaluated by a scientific committee.

Three Grants: $10,000, $5,000 & $5,000

To be considered, submit 2 copies of your application in English.
  • Abstract (1 page), research plan and budget (8 pages maximum)
  • Curriculum Vitae of the applicant
  • A letter of support from mentor or chief of dermatology All applications must be postmarked by December 31, 2019 to the
Secretariat General
La Roche-Posay Laboratoire Dermatologique
10 Hudson Yards
New York, NY 10001
Attention: Tyler Steele

Grants may also be submitted electronically to: tyler.steele@loreal.com

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EPI Health, LLC Acquires Worldwide Rights to RHOFADE® from Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc.

EPI Health, LLC, a specialty pharmaceutical company committed to delivering innovative prescription therapies to dermatologists, today announced that it has acquired RHOFADE® (oxymetazoline hydrochloride) cream, 1% (RHOFADE) and related intellectual property assets from Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRS). RHOFADE (oxymetazoline hydrochloride) cream, 1% is indicated for the topical treatment of persistent facial erythema associated with rosacea in adults.

The National Rosacea Society (NRS) estimates that approximately 16 million Americans are affected by rosacea. Persistent facial redness (erythema) is cited as the most common sign of rosacea and may resemble a flushing or sunburn that does not go away. Typical triggers include sun exposure, stress, weather, food, and exercise.