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Skin and Formulation Symposium Set For France

April 11, 2006

FRANCE: The “Skin and Formulation 2nd Symposium” will take place on October 9 and 10, in the “Palais des Congrès,” Versailles. The program will focus on advances in topical formulations for improved skin delivery. There will be 17 lectures from leading speakers to bridge the areas that fall between pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and dermatology and about products applied to the skin, with 100 posters. The preliminary program includes: Iontophoretic delivery of dopamine agonists, Pr. Joke Bouwstra, University of Leiden, The Netherlands; Emulsifier-free emulsions: Attractive formulation options for topical products, Pr. Rolf Daniels, University of Tübingen, Germany; Drug and dosage selection in topical dermatological treatment, Dr. Adrian Davis, Limeway Pharmaceutical Consultancy, UK; Topical bioavailability: Stripping and science, Pr. Richard Guy, University of Bath, UK; Microcirculatory network assessment in rosacea and miscellaneous dermatoses: A biometrological approach, Pr. Philippe Humbert, University of Besançon, France; Nanotechnologies and the skin: Challenges and prospects, Pr. Jean-Paul Marty, University of Paris-Süd, France; High throughput screening of skin formulations, Pr. Samir Migratori, University of California; Cutaneous microdialysis in topical drug delivery and skin physiology, Pr. Véronique Préat, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium; Bioadhesive film for dermal and transdermal drug delivery, Dr. Patrizia Santi, University of Parma, Italy; Assessment of topical formulation activities using skin imagery, Dr. Anne-Marie Schmitt, Institut de Recherche Pierre Fabre, France; The mystical effects of dermatological vehicles, Pr. Christian Surber, University of Basel, Switzerland; Overcoming skin barrier with ethosomes, Pr. Elka Touitou, University of Jerusalem, Israel; Beyond aesthetic: Innovation with topical silicone excipients, Dr. Isabelle Van Reeth, Dow Corning, Belgium; and Do topical formulations meet dermatologists and patients expectations, Dr. Philippe Andres, Galderma, France. More info:

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