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Our Dermaceutics Training Course Spring 2024 semester is now complete. 

If you are interested in any of the topics shown below please reach out to our office and we can discuss training options:



Course Syllabus


Module 1:      Basic Principles – Skin Structure & Function

Module 2:      Basic Principles – Stratum corneum & lipids; Biochemistry of the Skin

Module 3:      Skin Penetration Pathways

Module 4:      Skin of Color; Overview and treatment of common skin diseases

Module 5:      Enhancement of Drug Permeation I

Module 6:      Enhancement of Drug Permeation II

Module 7:      Formulation Patents, I.P. & Obviousness

Module 8:      Skin Diffusion & Dissolution:  Fick’s laws of diffusion, Percutaneous penetration parameters

Module 9:      In vitro and in vivo clinical testing; In vitro cellular skin models; In vitro & In vivo animal models

Module 10:    Fundamentals of Hair Science Vibrational Spectroscopy, Microscopy & Imaging of Skin and Hair

Module 11:    Rational Design of Topical Formulations

Module 12:    Delivery Systems:  Transdermal delivery systems

Module 13:    Delivery Systems & Toxicology:  Topical delivery systems; Toxicology and the skin

Module 14:    Clinical Testing in Humans



2024 pricing:

Full Semester:  CDR Silver & Gold Members: $500;  Non-Members $950.00;

Single Sessions: $150.00;

**Please note that Industry participants and those currently not enrolled as Rutgers students will receive a certificate of completion in lieu of academic credits.

If you have any questions please contact: