Certificate of compliance

Degos Disease Support Network

is in compliance with the HONcode

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12 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Aug 2017

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

10 Feb 2004

Certificate validity:

valid until Aug 2017

Date of last visit:

22 Sep 2016
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

This website has been devised by Judith Calder, a Degos patient in Sussex, England, with the full co-operation and support of
Professor Christos Zouboulis and Dr Athanasios Theodoridis, Dessau Medical Centre, Germany
Dr Peter Coburn, Southlands Hospital, Sussex UK
Dr Lee Shapiro, Steffens Scleroderma Center, Saratoga Springs NY USA
Dr Aixa Toledo-Garcia, The Center for Rheumatology, LLP, Albany, NY USA
Dr Jessica Farrell, Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Albany NY, USA
Dr Patrick Whelan, Mass General hospital for Children, Boston MA USA
Dr Cynthia Magro, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York USA
Dr Afshin Borhani-Haghighi, Dept of Neurology, Shiraz Univ of Medical Sciences, Iran
Dr Manfred Boehm, Center for Molecular Research NHLBI-NIH, Bethesda, USA
Prof Maurice Van Steensel, Sch of Life Sciences, Univ of Dundee, Scotland
Dr Noah Scheinfeld, Midtown West, NY USA

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Collaborative platforms:

Our forum is moderated on a frequent basis, and is only open for registered members to post messages.
The site administrators and forum members are not necessarily regarded as health professionals.

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The information provided on www.degosdisease.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician.

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Collaborative platforms:

The information provided on this forum is designed to support, not replace, the direct relationship between patients and health professionals.

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Privacy Policy

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Collaborative platforms:

We remind you that any message can be read, used, reproduced and cited by all.
You do not have the option to delete your messages. However, under exceptional circumstances, you can contact the site administrators to do so. The references you provide for your posts cannot be deleted. Thus, please take care regarding the information that you post.

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Authors of ppt given

The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.


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By using our forums, you agree to post information that is true and correct to the best of your knowledge and is of your personal experience. If the information you post is not personal experience, we request you to provide sources (references, links, etc.) whenever it is relevant and possible.

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Last updated 15th September 2010. Originally added 7th August 2008.

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Wed, 2015-09-30 22:13

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This principle is not applicable to this site 


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This site is funded by the private investment of Judith and Alan Calder,

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Our Website does not host any form of advertisement.

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Collaborative platforms:

You are not allowed to post advertisements, whether in the form of text links or banners, for example.

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The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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