- 0.75 credits
- ANCC, AMA
This activity is part of a 13-course series designed to equip licensed practitioners from medical, nursing, and related disciplines with a multidisciplinary approach to managing patients through microbiome education.
3. Skin Microbiome and Dermatologic Conditions
The skin hosts one of the most diverse species of microbes in our body. Dysbiosis, or the alterations of microbial composition with overgrowth of pathogenic species over commensal species, has been implicated in a number of skin diseases including atopic dermatitis, psoriasis and acne vulgaris. This activity will discuss evidence on the association of skin dysbiosis on the pathogenesis of several skin conditions and will review emerging research on skin microbiome transplant and restoration as treatment modalities.
After completing this activity, participants will able to:
The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:
|Name of Faculty||Reported Financial Relationship|
|Vivian Shi, MD||
Advisory Panel: National Eczema Association
Consultant: Sanofi Genzyme, Menlo Therapeutics
Investigator: Menlo Therapeutics, DermTech, Atopic Dermatitis Foundation
Education Honorarium: Sanofi Genzyme, Pfizer, Novartis, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
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