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Interviews with the leading thinkers on Eczema treatment and management, hosted by Global Parents for Eczema Research (GPER), a coalition of parents with Eczema. These episodes are recordings from quarterly calls featuring researchers that are exploring the best way to manage Eczema.

Learn more about GPER and subscribe to this podcast at parentsforeczemaresearch.org

Eczema Breakthroughs Global Parents for Eczema Research (GPER)

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Interviews with the leading thinkers on Eczema treatment and management, hosted by Global Parents for Eczema Research (GPER), a coalition of parents with Eczema. These episodes are recordings from quarterly calls featuring researchers that are exploring the best way to manage Eczema.

Learn more about GPER and subscribe to this podcast at parentsforeczemaresearch.org

    Messing with the Microbiome -- Insights from Dr. Ian Myles

    Messing with the Microbiome -- Insights from Dr. Ian Myles

    Why is eczema prevalence on the rise? Are chemicals found in many skin and cosmetic products partially to blame? How do we restore a healthy balance of bacteria on eczema-prone skin? Is the idea that eczema is a “genetic” disease a myth? Learn more in this provocative chat with Dr. Ian Myles (https://www.niaid.nih.gov/research/ian-myles-md-mph) , a cutting-edge researcher with the NIH who studies “microbiome transplants” for the treatment of eczema.


    This episode was recorded, June 14th, 2019 as part of GPER’s Research Meetup series.


    Research referenced in the podcast:


    ·      First-in-human Topical Microbiome Transplantation with Roseomonas Mucosa Bacteria (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29720571)


    ·      Allergy of Disease of Dysbiosis (https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fcimb.2019.00050/full)

    • 23 min
    A Dialogue with Dr. Peter Lio

    A Dialogue with Dr. Peter Lio

    Can you control itch with acupressure? Do toxins from bacteria drive eczema symptoms? What is the Dr. Aron Regimen and does it work? How should we think about long-term steroid use? Learn more in this interview with a Dr. Peter Lio, Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Founding Director of the Chicago Integrative Eczema Center, and a true pioneer in eczema treatment and research.


    This episode was recorded August 16, 2016 as part of GPER’s Research Meetup series.


    Research referenced in the podcast:


    ·      Acupressure study (https://www.jaad.org/article/S0190-9622(11)01518-0/fulltext)


    ·      Review of alternative and complementary treatments for eczema (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4518179/pdf/ECAM2015-676897.pdf)


    ·      Case series study on CASM (or Aron Regimen) (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/pde.13141)


    ·      Review of the relationship between staph and eczema (https://practicaldermatology.com/articles/2019-mar/staphylococcus-aureus-and-atopic-dermatitis-unweaving-a-tangled-web)

    • 27 min

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