home   genetic news   bioinformatics   biotechnology   literature   journals   ethics   positions   events   sitemap
  HUM-MOLGEN -> Events -> Courses and Workshops  

The Generation of Wrinkles-Biochemistry and Prevention

  May 06, 2010  
CfPA - The Center for Professional Advancement, 90 Minute Accredited Online Training
August 4, 2010 at 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (ET)

Who Should Attend
This training is especially designed for professionals in the cosmetic and personal care or related industries that work and specialize in the following disciplines, as well as groups or companies that provide services in skin care in the following fields:

  • Research and Development 
  • Marketing and Claim Substantiation 
  • Product Development 
  • Formulations Development

This 90-minute accredited online training is aimed to delve into the understanding of biochemical mechanisms that lead to the generation of facial wrinkles during aging. It reviews the major sub tissues and components in the skin that are involved in this process as well as genes, their expressed proteins and other cellular and humoral factors. A special attention is given to learn paths of advanced glycation prevention as well as the reversing effect of retinoic acid.

Module 1:
  • The dermis and its fiber network
  • Chronological factors
  • Environmental factors
  • Fibroblasts
  • Collagen
  • Elastin

Module 2:
  • Advanced glycation
  • Metalloproteinases
  • Clock genes
  • p 53 and other markers

Module 3:
  • Prevention of glycation
  • Suppression of MMP's activity
  • The retinoic effect


Question and Answer Session

Organized by: CfPA - The Center for Professional Advancement
Invited Speakers: Dr. Nava Dayan, Skin Care Research Expert

Dr. Nava Dayan earned her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem specializing in skin delivery. She is currently an Associate Adjunct Professor in the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University, and the R&D Director at Lipo Chemicals Inc. During her 23 years of experience she has specialized in a variety of areas related to skin treatment:

  • The research and understanding of the interaction between topically applied compounds and
    the skin
  • Findings in skin biochemistry and especially the upper layer of the skin- the stratum 
  • Delivery of active compounds into and through the skin and the development of delivery 
    systems to facilitate transport, improve bio-availability and reduce toxicity
  • Design and development of topically applied formulations
  • Design of clinical studies to substantiate market claims and to assure safety
  • Academic teaching and lecturing
  • Industrial experience in both development of active compounds, delivery systems and 
    finished formulations
  • Skin absorption studies in vivo and in vitro for safety/ efficacy assessment
  • In vitro methodologies for safety assessment of topically applied compounds

Dr. Dayan has received numerous awards of excellence for various papers she has authored. She is the author and coauthor of more than 100 publications including book chapters and was granted 7 patents. She is also the editor of the “Skin Aging Hand Book” published by Elsevier. Dr. Dayan is a member of the Dermatopharmaceutics Focus Group, and the Abstract Review Committee for the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS). She is serves as the Educational Chair of the NYSCC Chapter and on the Scientific Advisory Board of Health Beauty America Expo. Dr. Dayan teaches at Rutgers University and is the Director of a variety of courses at the Center for Professional Advancement.
Deadline for Abstracts: n/a
Registration: Please click here for registration information.
E-mail: sberg@cfpa.com
home   genetic news   bioinformatics   biotechnology   literature   journals   ethics   positions   events   sitemap

Generated by meetings and positions 5.0 by Kai Garlipp
WWW: Kai Garlipp, Frank S. Zollmann.
7.0 © 1995- HUM-MOLGEN. All rights reserved. Liability, Copyright and Imprint.