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The following companies have provided unrestricted educational grants:

Allergan, Inc.
Allergan, Inc. is a global specialty pharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes innovative products for the eye care, neuromodulator, skin care and other specialty markets.

ALTANA Pharma adds value by improving the health of Canadians through people, innovative products and Canadian-based research in respirology, gastroenterology and dermatology. Designated as A Caring Company by Imagine Canada, ALTANA Pharma was named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers by Maclean's.

Amgen harnesses the powerful tools of cellular and molecular biology and medicinal chemistry to discover, develop, and commercialize proteins, antibodies, and small molecules that can extend the reach of medicine in oncology, nephrology, and inflammation.

Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. is the only Japanese pharmaceutical company in Canada. From our headquarters in Markham, Ontario, Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. is involved in clinical research and development as well as the sales and marketing of our mainstay products in the key therapeutic areas of immunology, infectious disease, cardiology, urology and dermatology.

Barrier Therapeutics
Barrier Therapeutics is a pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products in the field of Dermatology. Our goal is to develop innovative products that address major medical needs in the treatment of dermatological diseases and disorders.

Berlex's singular approach to developing and making specialized medicines already has yielded innovations in treating multiple sclerosis, dermatological disorders, female health concerns, cancer and in the creation of new diagnostic imaging techniques.

Dermtek Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Since its inception, Dermtek Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Dermtek) has focused on research and development, and bringing to market innovative dermatological products on the cutting edge of technology. Brands marketed by the company include SOLUVER (for the treatment of warts), SEBCUR (medicated shampoo), and ACNEX (medicated acne cleanser).

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Canada
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Canada develops, manufactures and sells consumer products and pharmaceuticals in the area of dermatology, gastroenterology and oral healthcare. GSK is committed to improving the quality of life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

LEO Pharma Inc.
LEO Pharma Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the LEO Foundation of Denmark. The Foundation is an independent Research Foundation specializing in dermatology, hemostasis, inflammation and oncology. The dermatology portfolio includes the highest prescribed topical antibiotic in Canada, a leading treatment for psoriasis over the past 12 years, as well as a treatment for mild to moderate Atopic Dermatitis.

Novartis is one of the world's leading healthcare companies. We are committed to improving the well being of people by creating innovative products and services in the areas of pharmaceuticals, nutrition, eye-care, and animal health. Each year, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada conducts clinical trials at hundreds of sites across the country, involving thousands of patients, researcher and investigators.

Procter & Gamble, Inc
Three billion times a day, Procter & Gamble, Inc brands touch the lives of people around the world. The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Pampers®, Tide®, Always®, Pantene®, Mach3®. Bounty®, Pringles®, Swiffer®, Folgers®, Charmin®, Downy®, Iams®, Crest®, Oral-B®, Actonel®, Duracell®, Olay®, Clairol Nice 'n Easy®, Herbal Essences®, Head & Shoulders®, Gillette®, and Braun. The P&G community consists of almost 140,000 employees working in over 80 countries worldwide. P&G is the leading consumer products company in Canada with over $2.7 billion in annual sales. Please visit for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G and its brands.

Hoffmann-La Roche Limited (Roche)
Hoffmann-La Roche Limited (Roche) is one of the world's leading health care companies with a global perspective on research, drug development and marketing. At Roche we focus on prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Stiefel Canada
Stiefel Canada is dedicated exclusively to dermatology, building on a foundation of excellence in research, product development and service. With therapies for most dermatoses, our portfolio includes CLINDOXYL® Gel, the #1 topical acne therapy prescribed in Canada, STIEPROX® Shampoo for dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis and IMPRUVTM Cream for advanced moisturizing.