PORTLAND, Ore. (July 17, 2014)--Twelve residents and medical students each received a one-year, $50,000 National Psoriasis Foundation fellowship to study psoriasis. The fellowships aim to increase the number of scientists studying and treating psoriatic disease by encouraging promising doctors to dedicate their careers to the study of psoriasis as physician researchers.
The program pairs an early-career doctor with an established psoriatic disease researcher to oversee their work. Learn more about the Psoriasis Foundation fellowship program: http://www.
The National Psoriasis Foundation Medical Dermatology Fellows for 2014 are:
The National Psoriasis Foundation Amgen Medical Dermatology Fellowships, supported by a grant from Amgen, are:
Additionally, the Dr. Mark G. Lebwohl Medical Dermatology Fellowship recipient, named to recognize Dr. Mark Lebwohl, chairman emeritus of the National Psoriasis Foundation Medical Board and one of the world's leading psoriasis experts, is:
About the National Psoriasis Foundation
National Psoriasis Foundation is the world's largest nonprofit organization serving people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Our mission is to find a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and to eliminate their devastating effects through research, advocacy and education. For more information, call the Psoriasis Foundation, headquartered in Portland, Ore., at 800.723.9166, or visit http://www.
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