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The Symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances (SHSA) took place in the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel in Detroit Michigan from the 1st-3rd of November. 

Symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances

This was the 4th annual SHSA. SHSA takes place over 3 days for specialist and primary care physicians. It attracts over 300 delegates.

According to the SHSA website, the symposium “provides an interdisciplinary forum for leading academic scientists, clinicians and researchers to share their experiences, discuss innovations and research regarding Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)​”. 

At the symposium, there is a range of interactive educational sessions on HS. This year was the first years that the SHSA let a limited number of patients and caregivers to attend the SHSA Scientific Sessions.

The highlights of the symposium are said to be:

  • Current research ranging from the burden of disease to new treatment modalities
  • Latest innovations and clinical challenges in HS
  • Raise your awareness of HS and unmet needs of patients

HidraMed Solutions at the SHSA

HidraMed Solutions are delighted to have been a sponsor of the 2019 SHSA. Suzanne and Conan from the HidraMed Solutions team travelled to Detroit for the event.

Speaking of the event, Suzanne Moloney CEO and Founder of HidraMed Solutions said:

Every time I attend a Hidradenitis Suppurativa specific event, I leave full of hope for the future. So many great minds at #SHSA2019 dedicating their time and skills to helping people with HS. It was an honour to exhibit @hidrawear all weekend and to speak at this event today in such good company. A dream come true!

HidraWear at SHSA

Following the launch of more information about how the highly anticipated HidraWear product will work, Suzanne and Conan were exhibiting the product all weekend. The feedback has been terrific with many asking when it will be available for sale. The is no launch date announced yet but HidraMed Solutions said they hope to have it available before Christmas of 2019. To be notified about launch date, make sure to subscribe to the HidraWear email list on


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