The International Society of Tropical Dermatology will meet in Cologne, West Germany, April 1-4, 1981. The general subject of the meeting will be "New Developments in Dermatology," with a special focus on tropical and subtropical countries. Main topics include therapy (retinoids, corticosteroids, acne, and leprosy); mycoses (candidiasis, systemic mycoses, and actinomycoses); photodermatoses and phototherapy; virology (new therapeutic aspects, ticks as transmitters, herpes, and warts); and oncology (melanoma and lymphoma). There will be contributions to actual problems and free communications.Application can be made for short communications (ten minutes) until Jan 1, 1981, to the chairman, Prof Dr G. K. Steigleder. There will be a joint meeting April 9-11, 1981, in Copenhagen.For further information, contact Prof Dr G. K. Steigleder, Direktor der Universitäts-Hautklinik Köln, Joseph-Stelzmann-Straße 9, D-5000 Cologne 41, West Germany.
The Eighth Annual Meeting of the Society for Cutaneous Ultrastructure Research will be held at Guy's Hospital,