Atopic Dermatitis Research Network (ADRN)

The Atopic Dermatitis Research Network is a consortium of academic medical centers that conduct clinical research studies in an attempt to learn more about skin infections associated with atopic dermatitis.

Main Areas of Focus

  • To understand host defense mechanisms and immune system responses in the skin by comparing responses to viral and bacterial skin infections in healthy individuals with those in people with atopic dermatitis
  • To understand more about the immune system of atopic dermatitis patients, which may lead to new therapeutic targets that minimize the likelihood of cutaneous infections that frequently exacerbate this disease
Content last reviewed on November 17, 2017