2017-07-13 / Health & Wellness

Skin research center opening in Newbury Park

An advanced state-of-the-art dermatology research and comprehensive treatment center will open in the Conejo Valley next week.

The official grand opening of the California Institute of Dermatology will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Thurs., July 20 at 3095 Old Conejo Road, Newbury Park.

“The focus of our work is to develop and deliver a new level of understanding in this very important area of health science,” said Dr. Navid Ezra, founder of the institute. “This will enable us to share and apply the latest breakthroughs into the causes and manifestations of dermatological disease.”

Ezra is an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Previously, he served as chief resident of quality improvement for the Department of Dermatology at Indiana University School of Medicine.

According to the American Skin Association, more than 100 million Americans suffer from skin cancers, diseases and disorders.

Acne affects more than 50 million people annually. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States.

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