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2017

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JUN 20UC Irvine Health recognizes National Vitiligo Day (June 25) to raise awareness, offers support group.
MAR 07UC Irvine researchers led by Dr. Anand K. Ganesan have identified a key mutation that allows melanoma tumor cells to hide from the body's immune system.

2016

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AUG 17Sunscreens play a major role in protecting people from the ravages of skin cancer, says UC Irvine Health dermatologist Janellen Smith.
JUL 5Dr. Janellen Smith discusses 'natural sunscreen' in a recent Huffington Post article.
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JUN With support from the UC Irvine Department of Dermatology, the Vitiligo Working Group has created a video to raise awareness about the autoimmune skin disease.
MAY 02Dr. Janellen Smith, professor of dermatology, discusses the dangers of tanning beds for Melanoma Awareness Month.
APR 01Dr. Kristen Kelly, vice chair and residency program director, officially introduced as President of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery.

2015

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FEB 17Dr. Christopher Zachary discusses non-surgical methods to improve facial appearance, including procedures to get rid of a doublechin.
JUN 29UC Irvine Health dermatologist, Dr. Janellen Smith, shares the five things you need to know about sunscreen with 89.3 KPCC.
MAR 28"Triggers, Treatments and You": A free event to learn about what causes psoriasis flares from UC Irvine Health dermatologist Dr. Jennifer Soung.

2014

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AUG 07Simplify your beauty routine and eat a Mediterranean diet to best protect your skin, say UC Irvine Health dermatologists Kristen Kelly and Janellen Smith.
MAY 23Proper use of sunscreen can help prevent skin cancer.
MAY 16Is my mole suspicious? When should I be concerned? Dr. Janellen Smith looks to the ABCDE rule when assessing moles.
MAY 13Minimize skin cancer risk in sunny Southern California.
MAY 13Dr. Janellen Smith discusses different types of skin cancer for Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month.
MAY 08UC Irvine professor Kristen Kelly, MD, receives grant from Sturge-Weber Foundation.
APR 08Dr. Anand Ganesan discusses recent link between mercury poisoning and skin-lightening face cream.

2013

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DEC 30UC Irvine dermatologist Dr. Janellen Smith recommends a regimen for protecting skin from dryness and chapping during winter weather.
APR 10Hack n’ Smack Celebrity Golf Tournament founder Kevin E. West, dermatologist Kathryn Serowka and actor Jeremy Ratchford tell viewers about the event on KCAL9.

2012

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OCT 16Dr. Christopher Zachary demonstrates laser tattoo removal on 20/20.
SEPT 17UC Irvine dermatologist Dr. Anand Ganesan and colleagues find cause of chemotherapy resistance in melanoma.
AUG 01UC Irvine's Dermatology Center moved Aug. 1 to Gottschalk Medical Plaza on the university campus.
JUL 27Use sunblock of at least 15 SPF to guard against the sun's harmful rays, even when it's overcast, says UC Irvine dermatologist Dr. Anand K. Ganesan.
JUN 07A new therapeutic device called Traser may surpass aesthetic laser devices now used for skin treatments, says UC Irvine dermatologist Dr. Christopher Zachary.
FEB 02New generation lasers are so gentle they are being developed for home use, says UC Irvine dermatologist Dr. Christopher Zachary.
JAN 05Dr. Arisa Ortiz receives American Society for Dermatologic Surgery's Cutting Edge Research Grant.
DEC 30Dr. Arisa Ortiz receives multiple awards : 2011 ASDS Preceptorship Award, Women's Dermatologic Society Mentorship Award

2011

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NOV 14Tattoo here today gone tomorrow -- "Tattoo Remorse Spawns New Business"
NOV 07CMS to cut MD reimbursement by 27% Jan 2012
OCT 10California SB746 out laws Tanning Bed usage for under 18
SEPT 29UC generates $46.3 billion in annual economic activity in California
SEPT 12You must keep a lookout for Melanoma. How to examine your Skin: The ABCDEs
AUG 30Prom Tanning in the '90s Behind Current Spike in Melanoma
JUL 07FDA announces new requirements for over-the-counter sunscreen products marketed in the U.S.; changes will go into effect summer, 2012.
JUN 06Yervoy combined with chemotherapy improves survival for patients with advanced melanoma.
JUN 05Two new drug therapies targeting advanced melanoma are unveiled at American Society of Clinical Oncology
MAY Dr. Sergei Grando receives "Doctor of the year award by the International Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Foundation
MAY Dr. Kristen Kelly receives distinguished faculty mentor-mentee award from UC Irvine's Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS)
MAY 27Dont FRY DAY: Friday before Memorial Day weekend.
MAY 08Melanoma Awareness Month: Dear 16-year-old Me--We encourage you to watch this short You Tube video by David Cornfield Melanoma Fund
APR 08Elf-ear surgery may be "close to malpractice," says Dr. Christopher Zachary, UC Irvine dermatology chair, about the odd new trend.
APR 05UC Irvine dermatologist Dr. Janellen Smith to be honored at an April 18 golf tournament that will benefit the university’s work on a cure for melanoma.
MAR 29UC Irvine melanoma specialist Dr. Janellen Smith says the newly FDA-approved drug Yervoy pushes the body's immune system to attack skin tumors.
MAR 23Puncturing the skin to deliver hormones and other chemicals should be regulated by the FDA, says Dr. Christopher Zachary, chair of UC Irvine's Department of Dermatology.
MAR 22The profusion of skin-rejuvenating treatments and procedures is confusing to the lay public, says Dr. Christopher Zachary, chair of UC Irvine's Department of Dermatology.

2010

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NOV 08Create a calm environment for a child facing dermatologic surgery, UC Irvine pediatric dermatologist Dr. Brandie Metz recommended in a seminar sponsored by the Skin Disease Education Foundation.
OCT 08Expect to see burn patients regenerating new skin and remote control cosmetic procedures in the next decade, predicts Dr. Christopher Zachary, UC Irvine's chair of Dermatology.
JUL 06Dr. Christopher Zachary: Eyebrow transplantation may alleviate embarrassment and social stigmatization for patients who have suffered trauma or burns.
JUN 10The American Acne & Rosacea Society (AARS) : June “National Acne Awareness Month.”
MAY 19Dr. Kristen Kelly: Improvement sought in laser treatment of Port Wine Stains (PWS)
MAY 18Dr. Brandie Metz: Treatments Minimize Infantile Hemangiomas
MAY 14Dr. Margaret Mann: Curing venous disease lies in looking beyond visible and treating root of the problem
MAY 13Dr. Brandie Metz: Speaks at Cosmetic Dermatology Seminar 2010
APR 07Dr. Christopher Zachary: Sun's Harmful Effects on Skin - UC Irvine
APR 01Dr. Janellen Smith: Saving your skin: New pigmented lesion program monitors people at high risk of dermatological cancer.

2009

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DEC 17Dr. Christopher Zachary: Cryolipolysis as delivered by ZELTIQ
JUL 25How to get rid of brown spots on the skin.
JUL Dr. Margaret Mann: Laser's role limited in spider vein treatment.
JUL 24Helen Mirren, wrinkly role model?
JUL 22Dermatology expert Dr. Christopher Zachary discusses popular skin-care topics, including eye-lash lengthener, Latisse, on the OC Register’s chat “In Your Face.” View transcript.
JUN 01Dr. Anand Ganesan: Classifying Patients with Melasma, Vitiligo Keys Successful Treatment.
APR 29Dark eye circles can be treated with lasers for excess and hyaluronic acid fillers, UC Irvine’s Dr. Christopher Zachary tells the OC Register’s chat “In Your Face.” View transcript.
APR 01Dr. Christopher Zachary receives ASLMS 2009 Leon Goldman Award