Innate Immune System of Skin and Oral Mucosa by Nava Dayan
Properties and Impact in Pharmaceutics, Cosmetics, and Personal Care Products

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An in-depth look at cutting-edge research on the body's innate immune system

Innate immunity is the body's first line of protection against potential microbial, viral, and environmental attacks, and the skin and oral mucosa are two of the most powerful barriers that which we rely on to stay well. The definitive book on the subject, Innate Immune System of Skin and Oral Mucosa: Properties and Impact in Pharmaceutics, Cosmetics, and Personal Care Products provides a comprehensive overview of these systems, including coverage of antimicrobial peptides and lipids and microbial challenges and stressors that can influence innate immunity.

Designed to help experts and newcomers alike in fields like dermatology, oral pathology, cosmetics, personal care, and pharmaceuticals, the book is filled with suggestions to assist research and development. Looking at the many challenges facing the innate immune system, including the impact of topically applied skin products and medications, Innate Immune System of Skin and Oral Mucosa paves the way for next generation treatment avenues, preventative approaches, and drug development.


About Nava Dayan

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Nava Dayan PhD, is the R&D Director at Lipo Chemicals, Inc. and an Associate Adjunct Professor in the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University. During her twenty-four years of experience, she has specialized in a variety of areas related to skin treatment, especially in the research and understanding of the interaction between topically applied compounds and the skin. Dr. Dayan has received numerous awards for excellence for various papers she has authored. She is the author and co-author of more than one hundred and fifty publications, including book chapters, and has been granted eight patents.Lambros Kromidas, PhD, was Vice President for Product Integrity with Coty Inc., where he was responsible for the Microbiology, Toxicology, Clinical Testing, Claims Substantiation, Consumer Affairs, and Regulatory Affairs programs. Dr. Kromidas developed "green" guidelines for the industry and has lectured and published on the matter. Currently, he consults on such matters as Principal of OnPoint Scientific Solutions LLC.
Published June 7, 2012 by Wiley. 368 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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