During his presentation on October 10, 2018, “Deciphering the Link Between Atopic Dermatitis and Autism” to the University of California San Francisco’s Department of Dermatology Grand Rounds, Peter M. Elias, M.D. described recent research from the Elias Laboratory showing, in an animal model, how autism and atopic dermatitis may be causally linked.
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On May 18, 2018 during the International Investigative Dermatology meeting in Orlando Fl, the European Society of Dermatological Research awarded Dr. Peter M. Elias an Honorary Membership in recognition of his lifetime achievements in research on the skin’s permeability barrier.
May 13, 2016
On May 13, 2018, Peter. M. Elias, M.D. received an Honorary Membership in the Society for Investigative Dermatology during their 2016 annual meeting in Atlanta GA. This award was given in recognition of his contributions to the present wealth of knowledge on the structure and myriad functions of the stratum corneum.
On June 15, 2013, Peter M. Elias, M.D., was awarded an International Honorary Membership in the Japanese Dermatological Association and delivered the Dohi Memorial Lecture to the Society at their annual meeting in Japan. The title of his presentation was: “Treating Atopic Dermatitis at the Source: Corrective Barrier Repair Based upon New Pathogenic Insights.”
Our work on antihistamines and the skin also featured in the May 2013 issue of Allure magazine. This work demonstrates that these commonly used drugs are applied directly to the skin they can improve the function of the skin barrier and also have potent anti-inflammatory effects. This work holds promise for the development of new treatments for common skin disorders like atopic dermatitis and psoriasis.