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Achieving UVA Protection and Awaiting Regulation Updates at the Sunscreen Symposium
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
Posted: September 25, 2009
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The final podium presentation was given by Niven R. Narain, MD, who discussed a novel anti-cancer agent. Narain reviewed Cytotech API 31510 in skin cancer therapy for modulating apoptotic/angiogenic cross-talk mechanisms with an expected safety profile supportive to normal skin.
Robert Lochead from the University of Southern Mississippi closed the symposium portion of the event, which flowed into the exhibition hall for lunch.
After three days covering the broad spectrum of sun care, attendees gathered at the symposium’s gala dinner, co-sponsored by DSM Nutritional Products and the FLSCC. The dinner featured sun care-inspired drinks, international delicacies and a variety of mini desserts to put the perfect cap on the event.
The Florida Sunscreen Symposium, a biennial event, will welcome back attendees in 2011 to hopefully, by then, address updates to the FDA monograph, among other key sun issues.