dermatology dermatology  /ˌdɜr mə ˈtɑ lə dʒi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. You may not be able to be a surgeon on call, but lots of people go into, say, dermatology, where you can work certain hours.
  2. Why do-it-yourself dermatology gadgets have the attention of the consumer-products giants.
  3. In New York City, many financial professionals make a lunch-hour pilgrimage to the uptown dermatology clinics of Neil Sadick, Lori Polis and Roy Geronemus.

News

  1. Dermira Raises $35m to Fund Innovation in Dermatology

    Dermira, a development-stage biotechnology company focused on developing and commercializing innovative new therapies in dermatology, today announced that it has raised $35 million of new funding in a Series B financing and related transaction.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Board Certified San Diego Dermatologist Sabrina G. Fabi, MD, Gives Ultherapy® Workshop in Bangkok, Singapore & Seoul

    Sabrina G. Fabi, MD, expert dermatologist at the world-renowned Goldman Butterwick Fitzpatrick Groff & Fabi (GBFG&F) Cosmetic Laser Dermatology center in San Diego recently traveled across the globe to educate others on Ultherapy's two FDA-indications, a non-surgical brow lift and submental neck lift. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6 ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Hopkins, Ripken Baseball team up for fight against skin cancer

    The Johns Hopkins Department of Dermatology, in partnership with The Kropfelder Foundation for Melanoma Education and Research, has teamed up with Ripken Baseball to help eradicate skin cancer, according to a news release.        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

Quotes

  1. "We intend to build on Taro's expertise in dermatology and pediatrics, along with speciality and generic pharmaceuticals, and over-the-counter products," Dilip Shanghvi, chairman and managing director at Sun, said in the statement.
    on May 20, 2007 By: Dileep Source: Reuters India

  2. Health Minister Mary Harney, who launched the project, said: "I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the great work of the hospital in the area of dermatology over many years."
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Mary Harney Source: Irish Independent

  3. "Magen is strongly positioned to grow and to continue to focus on developing dermatology treatments that will better serve previously underserved patient populations," commented Phillip Sharp, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate, Biogen Idec and Alnylam...
    on Aug 28, 2006 By: Phillip Sharp Source: American Venture Magazine (press release)

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