The spread of COVID-19 in early 2020 brought many concerns and questions about COVID-19 and psoriasis. To help address these concerns dermatologists and researchers created PsoProtect and PsoProtectMe — two global registries aimed at understanding the impact of the pandemic on people with psoriasis. Co-directors of PsoProtect and PsoProtectMe, Catherine Smith and Satveer Mahil, speak about the data collection process and findings from these global registries.
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) granted these designations based on the topline results from the EFFISAYIL™ 2 trial.
A host of factors is important to consider in the personalized treatment of psoriasis. It is advantageous if a treatment is effective in psoriasis and has beneficial effects on associated conditions. This recent literature publication has highlighted that apremilast, beyond its anti-psoriatic properties, positively impacts excessive alcohol consumption. Read the expert opinion of IPC Board Member Johann Gudjonsson, MD, PhD.