Division of Dermatology

Angelo Landriscina Awarded First-Place Poster Prize at American Academy of Dermatology 2015

Angelo Landriscina Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY
Angelo Landriscina

Dr. Adam Friedman Dermatology Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY
Adam Friedman, MD

Dr. Joshua Nosanchuk Infectious Diseases Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY
Joshua Nosanchuk, MD

Dr. Beth McLellan Dermatology Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY
Beth McLellan, MD

Einstein medical student research fellow Angelo Landriscina received a first-place prize for his poster entitled "N-acetylcysteine S-nitrosothiol nanoparticles prevent wound expansion and accelerate wound closure in a murine burn model", a study conducted with research fellowship director Dr. Adam FriedmanDr. Joshua Nosanchuk (Infectious Diseases), and fellow medical student research fellows Jamie Rosen and Tagai Musaev. The poster was one of 984 considered for this prize, and was presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, March 21-24 in San Francisco.

Einstein Montefiore faculty, physicians and residents from the Division of Dermatology presented ten posters, nine oral case presentations, and six faculty lectures at the meeting, exploring conditions including skin cancer, lupus, and wound healing.

Selected research presented included:

  • Topical Silver Sulfadiazine retards burn wound healing in a murine model
    Adam Friedman, Joshua Nosanchuk
    Silver sulfadiazine’s role in wound healing and its use as standard of care
  • Nanotechnology for Immunomodulation of Skin Disease
    Adam Friedman
    How nanotechnology, some of which was developed at Einstein/Montefiore, is being used to treat skin cancer, acne, psoriasis, eczema, and skin infections.
  • Dermatologic Side Effects of Anticancer Drugs in 2015: What You Need to Know
    Beth McLellan
  • The Bumpy Underside of Buttock Augmentation: Silicone granuloma and atypical mycobacteria infection in the setting of cosmetic fillers
    Jamie Rosen, Angelo Landriscina, Bijal Amin, Adam Friedman
    Gluteal implants with fillers and possible infections that can occur. 

“Our wide breadth of data and clinical case studies on dermatology conditions both common and rare underscores our commitment to research on the cutting edge of clinical care,” said Dr. Steven R. Cohen, Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Dermatology.

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