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Receive a comprehensive introduction to skin and drug delivery science. Hear expert speakers share their unique perspectives and experiences in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. Gain knowledge focused on a variety of dermal drug delivery systems from skin biologists, skin absorption scientists, drug permeation kinetics researchers, and field-based clinical insights. Examine topics required for industry professionals to help stay current on formulation technologies, patents, regulations, methods, product development, and commercialization.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain general in vitro testing procedures for topicals and transdermals
  • Discuss regulatory requirements for in vitro absorption testing
  • Understand the complexities in setting up in vivo testing panels
  • List the different stages of percutaneous absorption
  • Be familiar with skin penetration parameters
  • Understand the approaches of enhancing and retarding percutaneous absorption of actives
  • Discuss the barrier properties of skin, skin biology, skin metabolism of actives