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National Registry for Ichthyosis and Related Disorders. The National Institutes for Health, through the National Institute for Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, and Skin Diseases, has sponsored a National Registry for Ichthyosis and Related Disorders. The goals of the Registry are to promote the search for basic defects, improve methods of diagnosis, and develop effective methods of treatment and/or prevention of these disorders. Diagnosis of affected individuals will be based on specific, listed clinical and histologic criteria and will be confirmed by the determination of steroid sulfatase activity where indicated. Investigators and practitioners caring for individuals afflicted with these disorders or desiring access to the Registry database are encouraged to write or call for information and enrollment forms to: The National Registry for Ichthyosis and Related Disorders, Department of Dermatology, University of Washington, Box 356524, Seattle, WA 98195-6524. Telephone: (800)595-1265.
Mohammed Amer Award. Papers are now being considered for the Mohammed Amer Award. The winning
NEWS AND NOTES. Arch Dermatol. 1996;132(7):756. doi:10.1001/archderm.1996.03890310034004