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2024 Seminar Schedule


**all seminars are remote beginning at 5:30pm EST unless noted otherwise

July 22:  Dr. Nisarg Modi will be presenting “IVPT studies and connecting dots between IVPT, preclinical study and human study”



Previous Seminars in 2024:

February 5:   Dr. James (Vincent) Gruber kicked off our 2024 CDR Seminar series with a talk on “ATP Biofluorescence as a rapid means to quantify probiotics delivered from topical probiotic treatments”       Click here for seminar flyer

March 4:  Dr. Manpreet Randhawa presented our March CDR seminar on “Personal Care Products Development – importance of clinical studies”    Click here for seminar flyer

April 22:  Dr. Bishr Omary, Rutgers University and Rutgers Health presented “Diseases of the Intermediate Filaments Cytoskeleton:  From Pathogenesis to Drug Discovery”  Click here for seminar flyer


Seminars from 2023:

February 13:  Jasmine Musakhanian, from Gattefossé presented “Guiding principles for effective (trans)dermal formulation development process”. Click here for seminar flyer

March 27:  Gerald Kasting presented “Mechanisms of anionic surfactant penetration into human skin:  Investigating monomer, micelle, and submicellar aggregate penetration theories.”    Click here for seminar flyer

April 3:  Elodie Gras Lavigne from Neuron Experts presented “Understand and analyze the role of sensory neurons in maintaining our skin’s health and well-being”  Click here for seminar flyer

April 24:  Romit Jani from Solaris Pharma  presented  “Generic topical drug development: formulation development, process development and scale-up”    Click here for seminar flyer       

May 1:  Vinam Puri from Solaris Pharma presented “Traditional and alternative approaches to establish bioequivalence of generic topical drug products”  Click here for seminar flyer   

July 24:  Ipek Eroglu from Hacettepe University presented ““Nano Approaches to the Delivery of Therapeutics” Click here for seminar flyer    

Oct 16:  Michael Herbig from RaDes GmbH presented  “Topical development of new chemical entities (NCEs): Compound selection and rational design of formulations”    Click here for flyer 

Dec 4:  Jayant Joshi, PhD from Hollister Incorporated presented “Innovations in Skin Friendly Adhesives: Utilizing Ex Vivo Models of Peristomal Skin Damage towards Developing Novel Ostomy Adhesives”.  Click here for seminar flyer.     

Seminars from 2022:

January 31: at 5:30pm **Please note unfortunately we will be rescheduling this seminar.  New date 4/25**   Dr. Gabriella Baki;  The University of Toledo, Director of Cosmetic Science and Formulation Design Major; Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.   “Linking Consumer Sensory Perception with Rheology and Texture Measurements for Six Cosmetic Emulsions” will be the topic of Dr. Baki’s presentation.

February 7:    Dr. Mandip Sachdeva; Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; Professor and Section Leader, Pharmaceutics;  Editor in Chief, CRC Critical Reviews in Therapeutic Drug Carrier Systems will be presenting “Fabrication and In Vivo Evaluation of 3D Printed Dissolvable Microneedles Using DLP Printing”. Dr. Mandip Sachdeva Flyer

March 7:   Dr. Robert Falcone; Prestige Consumer Healthcare, Sr. Manager – Regulatory Affairs will be presenting “Development and Application of a Consumer Reported Outcome Measure to Support Label Claims for Skin Care Products”.  Dr. Falcone Seminar Flyer.

April 25:   Dr. Gabriella Baki;  The University of Toledo, Director of Cosmetic Science and Formulation Design Major;  Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.   “Linking consumer sensory perception with rheology and texture measurements for six cosmetic emulsions” will be the topic of Dr. Baki’s presentation.  Seminar flyer can be found here  Dr. Baki Seminar Flyer 

May 23: Dr. Witold Musial, The Silesian Piasts Memorial Wroclaw Medical University presenting “Selected practical model studies on drug release and penetration intended for topical drug application to the skin”.     Dr. Musial Seminar Flyer

June 6: Dr. Sharareh Senemar;  Long Island University, Pharmacokinetics Laboratory. Presenting  “New developments in the assessment of cutaneous bioavailability and bioequivalence of topical dermatological products using dermal microdialysis”.  More details will follow shortly. Dr. Sharareh Senemar Flyer

July 11: Dr. Aaron Cohen, Colgate Palmolive.  “Active Delivery from Vesicle Based Systems: Quantitative and Qualitative Results”. Click here for seminar flyer   

August 8:  Dr. Kavita Beri;  BE Mind Body Skin, Integrative Medical Spa; Center for Vibrational Cosmetics Medical Director presenting  “The Emotional Impact of Maskne During Covid 19: A Discussion on the Future of a Multi-Modality Approach”.  Click here for seminar flyer  

November 7: Dr. Deepika Arora, Genemarkers presented “Utilizing RNA-Seq to Explore the Potential of “Next-Generation” Cannabinoids for Skin Care Applications”   Click here for seminar flyer.

November 14: Dr. Jin Namkoong , Colgate-Palmolive, presented “Sun Care & Skin Care for Protection and Recovery”.  Click here for seminar flyer     

December 5:  Dr. Robert Falcone, Prestige Consumer Healthcare, presented “The Learnings on Setting a Consumer Research Outcome Measuring Tool”    Click here for seminar flyer  

Seminars from 2021:

January 19:  We hosted a joint BADF/CDR seminar featuring Dr. Laurie Joseph and Dr. Krishnan Tamareselvy  presenting  “What’s in a Name:  2021 Update of the International System of Uniform Cosmetic Ingredient Names” BADF Laurie & Krishnan pdf

January 25:  Dr. Robert Falcone from Prestige Consumer Health presented “How to leverage real world data for claim substantiation?”  Robert Falcone 1_25 seminar pdf

February 22:  Benjamin Goodyear, Global Technical Marketing Manager; BASF Pharma Solutions – Skin Delivery presented “Lipid-Based Excipients for Skin Drug Permeation Using IVPT Studies”  Ben Goodyear Seminar Flyer Feb 22

March 22:  Dr. Manpreet Randhawa from Syntheon LTD.  Dr. Randhawa’s topic “From Traditional Knowledge to Efficacy Driven Modern Day CBD”  Dr. Manpreet Randhawa flyer

April 5:  Dr. Inayet Ellis,  Scientific Affairs Director, Gattefosse, presented “Microemulsions to Enhance Percutaneous Absorption in Dermal Delivery”  Inayet Ellis Seminar Flyer

May 10: Dr. Audra Stinchcomb, University of Maryland, presented “Translational Transdermal Delivery From Complex Drug Products”   Dr. Stinchcomb Flyer

June 14:   Dr. Joanna Wu from Colgate Palmolive, presented  “Amino Acid Complex (AAComplex) Benefits in Cosmetic Products ”  Joanna Wu Seminar Flyer 2021

August 2: CDR seminar featured Dr. Narasimha Murthy; University of Mississippi, School of Pharmacy,  “Noninvasive Approaches of Sampling Analytes and Drugs from The Skin”  Seminar Flyer Aug 2 Murthy

September 13: CDR seminar featured Dr. Mark Chandler from ACT Solutions Corporation.  “Pandering to Polar Actives”  Click here for flyer

October 18:  Dr. Isabel Diaz and Dr. Junhong Mao from Colgate Palmolive presented  “Topical Delivery of Vitamins C & E and Their Skin Benefits”  October 18 Seminar Flyer

November 8: Stephanie Wheeler from Genemarkers presented Evaluating the Efficacy of CBD in Topical Skincare Products”. Click here for seminar flyer

December 6:  Dr. David Moore from Tioga Research, presented “Biophysical Methods to Characterize Deposition and Delivery from Topical Wash-Off Formulations”.    Click here for seminar flyer


Seminars from 2020

January 27:   Dr. Tomasz Osmalek presented  “Design and studies on semi-solid systems for topical delivery of anti-inflammatory drugsTomasz seminar pdf

February 24:  Norman Richardson, BASF presented “Excipients for Human Skin Permeation Enhancement of Topical Drugs”  Richardson Feb 24 pdf

March 9:  Pascal Yvon from Alban Muller presented “5 Key Considerations in Developing Natural Cosmetics”   pascal yvon seminar flyer pdf

June 29:  Remote Seminar Series with Dr. Laurie Joseph, Rutgers University presented “Skin and Eye:  Targets for Vesicant Induced Injury”  Laurie Joseph Seminar Flyer

July 27:  Dr. Jemima Shultz; Quality Control Analyst at DSM Nutritional Products presented “Natural clay minerals and cosmetic applications, In Vitro and Ex Vivo evaluations on topical delivery and cell viability study”. Jemima Shultz flyer pdf

September 21:  Dr. Samiul Amin, Manhattan College presented:  “Engineering Complex Fluid Formulations for Enhanced Sustainability in Cosmetic and Personal Care Products”   Dr. Samiul Amin Seminar Flyer

October 21:  Norman Richardson (BASF) presented:  ““Functional pharmaceutical excipients for optimized transdermal drug delivery system (TDDS) design and development”   Norman Richardson Flyer

December 1:  CDR/BADF joint seminar Dr. Robert Verdicchio presented: “Nanospace the Next Industrial Revolution”.  BADF Dr. Robert Verdicchio Seminar

December 7:  Dr. Sonia Trehan from Johnson & Johnson presenting “Topical delivery: A pragmatic vision”   Dr. Sonia Trehan Seminar Flyer