Is eczema a cause that is close to your heart? Do you ever wonder what you can to do help support eczema research? It is awareness month and it is the perfect time to give back.

Did you know 100% of private donations to ESC go directly to supporting research and new treatments? Your contribution matters, as research advancements are changing lives. Since 2015, ESC has awarded more than $200,000 in grants to leading researchers across the country. Here is a list of our recent recipients:

2020 ESC Research Award Recipient

Dr. Jan P. Dutz, MD, FRCPC and Dr. Touraj Khosravi, MD (University of British Columbia)

Topic: The role of IL-7 and IL-15 on tissue resident memory t-cells in the recurrence of dermatitis.

2019 ESC Research Award Recipients

Dr. Yuka Asai, MD, FRCPC (Queen’s University)

Topic: Impact of dermatology clinic establishment on health care utilization of eczema patients

Dr. David Granville, PhD (University of British Columbia)

Topic: A novel therapeutic approach for atopic dermatitis

2018 ESC Research Award Recipients

Dr. Aaron Drucker, MD, ScM, FRCPC (Women’s College Hospital)

Topic: Evidence-based systemic treatment for atopic dermatitis

Dr. Carolyn Jack, MDCM, PhD (Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre)

Topic: The impact of educational intervention in atopic dermatitis

2017 ESC Research Award Recipients

Dr. Sunil Kalia, MD FRCPC (University of British Columbia)

Topic: Long term safety of phototherapy

Dr. Aaron Drucker, MD, ScM, FRCPC (Women’s College Hospital)

Topic: Burden of disease

2016 ESC Research Award Recipient

Dr. Aaron Drucker, MD, ScM, FRCPC (Women’s College Hospital)

Topic: Suicide risk in atopic dermatitis patients

2015 ESC Research Award Recipient

Dr. Alana McEnvoy, MD (Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario)

Topic: Validation of paediatric written action plan to help improve patient care

Advances in research and treatment absolutely do happen, and private citizen donations often support research that otherwise would not get funded. Would you like to be part of the difference? Email us at info@eczemahelp.ca for fundraising ideas or visit www.eczemahelp.ca/donate to make a difference. Thank you.