Announcements & Events

May 22, 2015 – “Eczema keeps me from doing things that other people enjoy all the time, like going to the beach, riding my bike, going for a walk, and enjoying being outside,” says 13-year-old eczema patient, Isaiah Dixon. But that didn’t stop Isaiah from testifying in March at a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hearing in Silver Spring, MD, on behalf of the National Eczema Association.

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NEA formed a Scientific Advisory Committee Task Force to conduct a systematic review of topical corticosteroid withdrawal/topical steroid addiction in patients with atopic dermatitis and other dermatoses, and created a NEA education announcement on Topical Steroid Addiction/Withdrawal.

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March 10, 2015 – On March 9, 2015, NEA CEO Julie Block, 13-year old eczema patient Isaiah, 17-year old eczema patient Gracie, and their parents were present at an important Food and Drug Administrative (FDA) hearing regarding the unmet medical need for atopic dermatitis therapies in pediatrics.

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March 10, 2015 – Step toward a cure for eczema with us – be an eczema advocate and advance research!

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January 6, 2015 – For the first time, a team led by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has proven that atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is an immune-driven (autoimmune) disease.

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December 16, 2014 – Archive of Hope for Eczema: New Treatment Developments is now available.

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December 15, 2014 – Patients on subcutaneous dupilumab at 300 mg once weekly showed nearly an 80% reduction from baseline in Eczema Area and Severity Index scores after 16 weeks of treatment.

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November 25, 2014 – Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace is November 15 through February 15. The Health Insurance Marketplace is open to anyone in search of health insurance. The Marketplace provides information on health plans available in each state. You can get comprehensive information about benefits and cost to choose a plan that is right for you.

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October 27, 2014 – You’re invited to an exciting event. Hear about the current status of eczema therapeutics, learn about new therapies becoming available for patients, get a patient perspective on eczema research, and learn how advocacy and patient engagement can shape drug development.

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September 19, 2014 – The National Eczema Association (NEA) is proud to present their annual Itching for a Cure walk fundraiser on Sunday, October 5th from 8:30am – 12:30pm at UCLA

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