Dr. Ron Vender

Dermatologist, Hamilton, ON

Dermatologist, Venderm Consulting, Hamilton, ON
Dermatologist, Dermatrials Research Inc, Hamilton, ON
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton ON

Dr. Ron Vender is a Dermatologist who currently practices in Hamilton as founder and director of Dermatrials Research Incorporated and Venderm Consulting. He is Associate Clinical Professor at McMaster University in the Department of Medicine. He has participated in over 120 clinical trials with over 1000 participants, authored over 180 peer reviewed manuscripts, and has had posters, abstracts and lectures presented internationally on 5 continents and over 50 countries.

10:30 AM - 11:20 AM

SAT Apr 20

DermaTOOLogy: Building PsOlutions

Summary description of the session:
Psoriasis has a median disease duration of ~50 years and effective management is important to limit the burden of disease. Join us for an open session on tools and strategies for the short-term and long-term management of psoriasis, with a focus on topical treatments. Our expert speakers will review current treatments in the dermatologist’s toolbox and discuss various PsOlutions employed to manage real-world Canadian adolescent and adult cases. This open session will also explore future topical therapies, or those that are under construction, for the treatment of psoriasis. The audience will gain a better understanding of topical therapeutic tools for psoriasis and their practicality for managing different types of patient cases involving this chronic inflammatory disease.

Objectives of the session:

  1. Discuss current treatment strategies for the short-term and long-term topical management of plaque psoriasis
  2. Evaluate the practicality of topical therapeutic options in psoriasis management through real-world Canadian case studies
  3. Explore future clinical options in topical therapy