Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Gelfand Clinical Research Lab

Dermatology Clinical Effectiveness Research Network(DCERN)

DCERN was formed in 2009 by Joel M. Gelfand, M.D., M.S.C.E. at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine through a grant from the National Institute for Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). DCERN, a partnership of dermatology practices across the United States, performs scientifically sound clinical research critical to advancing the care of dermatologic disorders. Our comparative studies help physicians make informative treatment decisions and improve the quality of care for moderate to severe psoriasis patient

Our mission is to perform scientifically rigorous and ethically sound clinical research that yields information critical to advancing the care of dermatologic disorders

                                CURRENT DCERN PROJECTS


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