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Innovations in Dermatological Sciences

November 5, 2013

One-day event seminar, Nov. 19, is set for Rutgers University.

A one-day seminar, "Innovations in Dermatological Sciences," will be held Nov. 19. The event was developed by Rutgers University and The Center for Dermal Research.

 
The event goal is to bring together individuals that have a shared interest in discovering and developing scientifically-based and impactful new products for improving dermatologic health. Three main areas will be covered: photomedicine, nanotechnology and skin regeneration.

Here's a schedule of events:

8:15 - 8:45am Registration and Coffee
 
8:45 - 9:00am Welcome - Rutgers Chancellor Chris MolloyDean Joseph Barone, Drs. B Michniak-Kohn, Director CDR and William Ju, President, Advancing Innovation in Dermatology, Inc.
 
9:00 - 9:45am R. Rox Anderson, M.D., Professor, Harvard Medical School & Director of Wellman Center for Photomedicine. "Optical Nanoparticles in Dermatology's Past, Present and Future
 
9:45 - 10:30am Nancy Monteiro-Riviere, Ph.D., Regents Distinguished & University Distinguished Professor of Toxicology, Director Nanotechnology Innovation Center of Kansas State, Dept. of Anatomy & Physiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. "Is Skin a Barrier or Portal to Nanoparticle Exposure?"
 
10:30 - 11:15am Adam Friedman, M.D., Director of Dermatological Research & Associate residency Program Director, Unified Division of Dermatology, Montefiore-Einstein College of Medicine, NYC. "Nanodermatology: The Utilization of Nanomaterials for the Diagnosis & Treatment of Skin Disease
 
11:15 - 12:30pm Bozena “Bo” Michniak-Kohn, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmaceutics & Director of Center for Dermal Research CDR, School of Pharmacy, Rutgers -The State University of New Jersey. “Novel Nanospheres that Deliver Actives to Skin Layers
 

LUNCH AND POSTER VIEWING

 
1:30 - 2:05pm Lynn Allen-Hoffmann, Ph.D., Professor Dept. Pathology & Dept. of Surgery, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine & Public Health and Director of Stratatech Corporation. “Clinical Evaluation of StrataGraft Tissue as an Alternate to Autografting Deep Partial-Thickness Burns
 
2:05 - 2:40pm Angela Christiano, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Molecular Dermatology, Dept. of Genetics & Development, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY.
 
2:40 - 3:15pm Mark de Souza, Ph.D., Former President and CEO, Lotus Tissue Repair, Inc. “A Case Study in First-in Class Dermatology Drug Development
 
3:15 - 3:50pm Miri Seiberg, Ph.D., Seiberg Consulting, NJ. “The Soy Story: Innovation in Skin Care Products
 
3:50 - 4:25pm Peter Nicholson, Head of Business Development Galderma Laboratories. "How Academia and Industry can Work Together to Address Unmet Needs"
 
4:25 - 5:10pm PANEL DISCUSSION led by Dr. William Ju, M.D. President, Advancing Innovation in Dermatology, Inc.  Panel members include Peter Nicholson, Director of Business Development, Galderma.

To register, click here.

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