The speaker lineup has been published for Stratum Corneum VI, to be held Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2009, in Boston, USA. The following keynote speakers will address the conference: Prof. Steve Hoath, MD, University of Cincinnati; Prof. Joke Bouwstra, University of Leiden; Roger Wepf, PhD, ETH Zurich; Prof. Enzo Berardesca, MD, San Gallicano Dermatological Institute; Prof. Gil Yosipovitch, MD, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine; Gary Grove, PhD, CyberDerm Philadelphia; Prof. Mike Cork, PhD, University of Sheffield; Prof. Richard Guy, PhD, University of Bath; Prof. Ronald Marks, Cutest Cardiff; Paul Bowden, MD, Cardiff University; and Prof. R Rox Anderson, MD, Harvard University.
Topics at the conference will include corneodesmosomes, permeability of dry skin, diaper dermatitis, omega-ceramides and phytosterols, differences in stratum corneum function, gene expression in atopic dermatitis, nicotinic acid ester, and more.
Attendees to the conference will include skin biologists, pharmacologists and cosmetic scientists worldwide. This is the first time the conference is held in the United States, and previous seminars have each attracted more than 150 delegates.
For contact information for the conference, visit Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine online's Event Calendar.