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Dermaceutics Graduate Course 2015

“Dermaceutics” is an in-depth full semester course designed for graduate level students as well as scientists in the pharmaceutical/personal care and cosmetic industries who need to learn more about the fundamentals of skin, skin absorption, topical/transdermal compound delivery and methodologies for testing the penetration of compounds into skin. To view the entire blog post please click here.

Dr. Bozena Michniak-Kohn as a Distinguished Fellow of the Collegium of Eminent Scientists

As the American Center of Polish Culture, the Kosciuszko Foundation has established the Collegium of Eminent Scientists to recognize and honor eminent scientists of Polish origin and ancestry who are working in the United States. To view the entire blog post please click here.

Pharmacy Student Receives Prestigious AFPE Scholarship

According to the AFPE, “for more than 70 years, AFPE has provided fellowships, scholarships, and grants to help educate thousands of the very best and brightest students in the pharmaceutical sciences in preparation for distinguished careers in industry and academia”. To view the entire blog post please click here.

Global Competition Recognizes Emerging Scientific Talent in the Pharmaceutical Sciences

Each winner will receive a cash prize of $2,000 and annual membership to the AAPS. Mania’s review entitled “Topical SiRNA Delivery and Challenges and Prospects“, showcased innovation and relevance. The challenge of delivery for RNAi still remains significant. To view the entire blog post please click here.

The Center for Dermal Research held its 4th Annual Skin Workshop

The workshop focused on skin reconstruction for wounds, burns and deep skin trauma and brought together leading clinician-researchers, government scientists and industrial technology directors to share their approaches to the challenges of this theme. Students and young investigators had a special opportunity to meet these research leaders and to expand their future horizons. To view the post event flyer please click here.

Prof. Michniak-Kohn is Aresty Faculty Mentor of the Year 2011

Dr. Bozena Michniak-Kohn was named the Aresty Faculty Mentor of the Year at the Rutgers University 7th Aresty Undergraduate Research Symposium April 29th 2011. Three students from the Michniak research group presented their work. To view the entire text of the press release please click here.

Society of Cosmetic Chemists Annual Scientific Seminar

Professor Bozena Michniak-Kohn and Dr. Nava Dayan of Lipo Chemicals (Paterson, NJ) have been invited to present recent collaborative research at the Society of Cosmetic Chemists Annual Scientific Seminar, Bellagio Resort, Las Vegas, NV on June 3rd, 2011. Vishwas Rai, a graduate student is a co-author on the work. The presentation is entitled: “Evaluation of Photo-Toxic Effect of Fractionated Melanin: A Comparative Study between Three Different Cell Lines”. To view the entire text of the press release please click here.

Aresty Best Poster Presentation Award 2011 for “Permeation of nicotine across Polyderm human skin equivalent”

Michael Chiou , an undergraduate student in the laboratory of Prof. Bozena Michniak-Kohn was awarded the Aresty Best Poster Presentation Award 2011 for “Permeation of nicotine across Polyderm human skin equivalent”. The poster was presented at the annual Rutgers University 7th Aresty Undergraduate Research Symposium April 29th 2011. To view the entire text of the press release please click here.

Enhanced in vitro Transbuccal Drug Delivery of Ondansetron HCl

Dr. Bozena Michniak-Kohn, director of the Laboratory for Drug Delivery at Rutgers, reports improvement of the NextACT technology used in the delivery of an important drug for treating nausea and vomiting.  Ondansetron is administered to counter these side effects following surgery and during chemotherapy. Dr. Michniak-Kohn’s research, conducted at the New Jersey Center for Biomaterials, found a way to significantly improve the permeation of ondansetron by delivering the drug through oral tissue. Her data and findings were published in the November 5th issue of International Journal of Pharmaceutics in the article, “Enhanced in vitro Transbuccal Drug Delivery of Ondansetron HCI”.  Please click here  to view the announcement from Apricus Biosciences. Dr. Michniak-Kohn is a faculty member of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, the State University.

Patchless Transdermal Drug Delivery (TDD)

Dr. Bozena Michniak-Kohn, Rutgers University, and Dr. Kishore R Shah, Polytherapeutics, Inc, are authors of Patchless Transdermal Drug Delivery (TDD) article in the latest TransDermal magazine.To view the full article please click here.

Center for Dermal Research Clinical Roundtable

On May 19th, 2011 Center for Dermal Research hosts Amy Pappert, M.D.for a Clinical Roundtable, “Current Issues in Atopic Dermatitis: Basic Science Meets Clinical Practice." Please click here for details.