Our capabilities include services in the clinical safety and efficacy, chemistry/microbiology/stability, photobiology
, in-vitro toxicological fields and consultation.
Preparation of hydrogels by photopolymerization of acrylates in the presence of Type 1 and one-component Type 2 photoinitiators, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology
, 209: 1-6.
Steven Wang, director of dermatologic surgery and dermatology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, and a member of the photobiology
committee of the Skin Cancer Foundation, which has corporate sponsors, including sunscreen manufacturers.
The services offered include analytical chemistry, microbiology photobiology
, clinical safety and claims validation, in vitro and, consulting services.
Professor Lesley Rhodes, Professor of Experimental Dermatology from the Photobiology
Unit Dermatology Centre at the University's School of Medicine and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, said their study was the first of its kind conducted using humans:
Professor Antony Young, who heads the photobiology
unit at King's, specialising in the effects of UV rays on immune systems, said: "It is the first time a study has been undertaken and it provides clinical evidence of the impact sunscreen has on vitamin D synthesis.
The Agarwal Lab treated these UVA-affected cells with silibinin, the journal Photochemistry and Photobiology
Concerning 'Sun protection factor of South African-tested sunscreens', (1) lest there be any perceived conflict of interest, the Editor would like to point out that Dr Summers and the photobiology
laboratory at MEDUNSA is one of two in South Africa recognised by CANSA for the purposes of the 'CANSA seal of recognition' for sunscreens.
1] Department of Photobiology
and Bioimaging, The Scintillon Institute, San Diego, CA.
The damage seemed to increase as it went through the epidermis and we think that is due to a form of backscatter in other words, the damage goes through and is somehow reflected back," ABC Science quoted Dr Antony Young, a professor of experimental photobiology
at King's College, as saying.
After introductory chapters on elementary photobiology
and photophysics, equipment, and photoprotection, subsequent chapters explain the clinical presentation, investigation, diagnosis, and management of various types of light-sensitive skin disorders.
Other recognised Arab women scientists were awarded for researches in radiation genotoxicity, photobiology
and Leishmania parasite infection on macrophage metabolic pathways.