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With a membership of almost 14,000 physicians worldwide, the American Academy of Dermatology is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations.
http://www.aad.org/
This site includes overview information on porphyrias and topics such as acute intermittent porphyria, porphyria cutanea tarda and erythropoietic protoporphyria. Diet and nutrition recommendations are included.
http://www.porphyriafoundation.com/
This site offers many options to professionals including news, conference information, grants and education and residency programs. For consumers, it contains detailed information on dermatological surgeries, and brief fact sheets. Some content accessible to members only.
http://www.asds-net.org/
The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery is a non-profit voluntary organization of over 700 hair restoration doctors. The ISHRS provides continuing education to physicians specializing in hair transplants and restoration surgery and gives the public the latest information on surgical hair restoration and non-surgical treatments for hair loss.
http://www.ishrs.org/
A list of worldwide dermatology associations, societies and foundations.
http://www.medbioworld.com
This site dedicated to eczema is actively updated and includes consumer health pamphlets on topics relating disease management, continuing education opportunities, some grant and clinical trial data and support group contact information. They also offer some Spanish language material.
http://www.nationaleczema.org/
This foundation provides information on neurofibromatosis for professionals, families and patients. Publications, research programs and clinical trials, youth programs, activities by state, online community (chat room and bulletin board) and more are available.
http://www.nf.org/
DermNet has information for patients (online materials and book reviews), dermatologists (practice guidelines and a worldwide conference schedule) and general practitioners (CE for New Zealand General Practitioners).
http://www.dermnet.org.nz/
The North American Hair Research Society members are clinical or basic science researchers that are committed to unraveling the causes and developing effective treatments for disorders of hair growth.
http://www.nahrs.org/
The Scleroderma Foundation provides support, education and research to practitioners and the general public in the form of an extensive Resources page, support group contacts, research briefs and grant application materials.
http://www.scleroderma.org/
The Skin Cancer Foundation is the only global organization that is concerned exclusively with the world's most prevalent malignancy - cancer of the skin. The mission of this non-profit organization is to increase the public awareness about the prevention, detection, and treatment of skin cancer. Included on the web site are self-examination guides, consumer health materials, and grant application opportunities.
http://www.skincancer.org/
SID encourages the advancement and promotion of the sciences relevant to skin health and disease through education, advocacy, and scholarly exchange of scientific information. To that end, they provide education, mentorship, a newsletter and a placement service.
http://www.sidnet.org/