June 2012 Articles


Stunning observation leads to medical discovery

Pediatric dermatologist Veronica Kinsler, MD, PhD, has been involved with caring for children with congenital melanocytic nevi (CMN) at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London since 1997.  But it wasn’t until about 2005, when she attended a Family Day at the CMN support group Caring Matters Now, that something curious caught her eye for the first time.

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Finding Sanctuary Away From Home

The term, sanctuary, generally refers to a safe place — a place of refuge or rest. It is a holy place, where one can experience joy, be at peace, and come away renewed and inspired. The Nevus Outreach biennial conferences have been all of these things and more for nevus owner Danielle Stamatiou, 35, of Toronto, Canada.

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