Weekly Roundup: March 29- April 2, 2021

April 2, 2021
Morgan Petronelli, Associate Editor

ICYMI, some of this week’s featured content includes what FDA approvals to watch for in April, trending skin care, navigating the match process, plus more.

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FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to LNS8801 for Metastatic Uveal Melanoma

The FDA has granted an orphan drug designation to the orally bioavailable, highly-specific G protein-coupled estrogen receptor agonist LNS8801 for the treatment of patients with metastatic uveal melanoma.

Combos Lead Excitement in BRAF+ Melanoma, but More Pain Points are Ready to be Tackled

Michael A. Davies, MD, PhD, discusses how he currently approaches treatment for patients advanced BRAF-mutant melanoma as well as exciting areas of current research to address ongoing questions in the community.

The Mainstream Patient: March 29, 2021

This week’s edition of The Mainstream Patient features stories on facial cupping, hyperpigmentation on darker skin types, mushrooms in skincare, plus more.

Navigating the Match Process

In this video interview, Jay Wofford, MD, FAAD, provides some insightful tips on how to navigate the match process.

Biofrontera Seeks FDA-Approval of BF-RhodoLED XL for AK

Biofrontera announces it is seeking FDA-approval for its new BF-RhodoLED XL lamp to be used in combination with topical aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride gel 10% for the treatment of actinic keratosis.

What’s Trending in Skin Care? April 2021

Each month, Dermatology Times® features a roundup of products trending in skin care. Click here to find out what products are trending for the month of April.

April FDA Approvals to Watch

Explore the dermatologic drugs the FDA will make a decision to approve during April 2021.

AAD Announces Grant Program for Hair Disorders to Begin Accepting Applications Soon

The AAD announced it will begin accepting applications soon for its 2021 Hair Loss and Alopecia Initiative in Research (HAIR) Grant Program, which focuses on helping fund research for hair disorders, especially in diverse populations.