Research Overview

At the National Eczema Association (NEA) our goal is to find answers for all who struggle with eczema! NEA is dedicated to advocating for increased research funding, new treatments, alternative treatments, and a wide array of initiatives to improve the health and quality of life for all those affected by eczema. This research website section provides an overview of eczema research from a variety of perspectives.

First, the NEA Research Grant Program page provides a summary of all NEA funded research grants awarded to investigators since 2004. The NEA Research Grant program has provided seed funding on a wide range of eczema related issues, from itch, to skin barrier science, to psychosocial aspects.

The Drugs in the Pipeline section indicates new compounds currently in development for eczema/atopic dermatitis. It is a listing a HOPE for new treatments! Following that is an outline of the Phases of Drug Development.

The Clinical Trials page is where you will find a listing of eczema research programs that need you! It contains information about the clinical trials currently recruiting for eczema patients, and how to make contact with the study sponsors.

Eczema Research From Around the World provides a summary of ongoing research on a host of topics related to eczema.

Eczema Prevalence It is important to understand just how many people in the United States suffer with eczema. Please read more here.