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Skin Inflammation and Sensitivity

Most of us have experienced the problem of skin inflammation whether it was sensitivity to a new topically applied cream or a nasty insect bite. We usually then go to the local pharmacy and purchase a steroid preparation perhaps containing hydrocortisone, in addition a local anesthetic such as lidocaine and maybe an antihistamine. Inflammation as … Read More

Dr. Grazia Stagni- Skin Microdialysis: Insights and Applications to Topical and Transdermal Delivery

Tape stripping, suction blister, and skin biopsy are the common methods to study dermal penetration of topical formulations, but they are usually inconvenient for the patients. On February 10th 2014, Dr. Grazia Stagni was the guest speaker at Center for Dermal Research. She is a professor of Pharmaceutics at the Arnold and Marie Schwartz College … Read More

Dr. Richard Mendelsohn Presents: Vibrational Spectroscopy and Microspectroscopic Imaging: Introduction and Applications to Skin Biophysics and Pharmacology

Part of the CDR Fall 2013 Seminar Series In the world of skin research, where a drug’s efficacy often depends on how well it can travel through the skin, new analysis technologies need always be developed to improve researchers’ understanding of what happens beneath our skin.  So, in an effort to keep our CDR members … Read More

Skin Seminar – Touching on Skin

Thoughts on Dermal and Pharmaceutical Research By Bozena Michniak-Kohn PhD. Founder of the Center for Dermal Research at Rutgers University Ever Wonder Where Our Drug Policies Come From? Well, at the United States Pharmacopeia’s (USP) first-ever Forum held at the Center for Dermal Research at Rutgers University attendees received a comprehensive briefing. Choosing the venue … Read More