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Posted: January 25, 2008
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Effective daily skin care products have to provide a primary and secondary shield to protect against immediate and long term effects of UV and blue light irradiation. In addition, advanced photoprotection needs the presence of antioxidant compounds to neutralize and deactivate photoproducts built under UV irradiation. A new technology for the molecular photostabilization of different chemical and natural compounds is provided by the innovative chemical bis-ethylhexyl hydroxydimethoxy benzy malonate for its cascading antioxidant efficacy. The activity of this new compound was presented by from Maria Cristina Pasi, PhD, the general manager of Merck Italia, who reported the around-the-clock activity of this ROS-quenching chemical.
The scientists working on the sidelines at the event were Professor Shengqing Ma, president of the congress; honorary president, Professor Hong-Duo Chen (Fig.11); Professor Xinghua Gao of the University of Shenyang; and Xinzhong Feng, secretary general of Shanghai University. Organizers of the event included Sukie Zhu, Qinglong Meng and Yuping Dai.
Caption: Professor Hong-duo Chen, Professor Pierfrancesco Morganti, Professor Shengqing Ma and Professor Wei Liu.
The Chinese hospitality has exceeded all the best expectations with the organization of the VIP dinner (Fig. 12), and the welcome banquet enriched with extraordinary meals and a wonderful spectacles (Fig.13). Through this meeting, China became a driving force in cosmetic dermatology. A successful international meeting depends on not only on the appropriate choice of the scientific papers, but also and sometimes in a decisive manner on the appropriate welcome organization.
Caption: Performers at the VIP Dinner.