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Skin Photoaging

Rui Yin, Qiquan Chen, Michael R Hamblin

Description

This book focuses on skin photoaging, the premature aging of skin due to environmental effects such as exposure to UV radiation from the Sun. Slowing the aging process and rejuvenation have been one of the major goals of medicine and are in high demand as consumers seek agents or treatments that can prevent or reverse age-associated changes in the skin. Skin Photoaging reviews the compounds and modalities that have been shown (or have potential) to improve the appearance of prematurely aged skin.

About Editors

Rui Yin MD PhD is an Associate Professor of Dermatology, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, and a visiting associate professor of Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Her research interests lie in the areas of photodynamic therapy and laser therapy for photoaging and skin aging. She has published 20 peer-reviewed articles in English, more than 40 peer-reviewed articles in Chinese, over 30 conference proceedings and two book chapters. She is a reviewer for seven journals and serves on the National Natural Science Foundation of China as a grant reviewer. She is also a committee member of China Dermatologist Association and China Medical Association. In 2011, Dr Yin was honored as one of Top 10 National Outstanding Young Dermatologist by China Dermatologist Association. Qiquan Chen, MD is a resident doctor in Department of Dermatology, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China. His interests currently focus on the immunological mechanisms of phototherapy treatment in cancer therapy. Michael R Hamblin, PhD is a Principal Investigator at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, an Associate Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School and the affiliated faculty of Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology. He directs a laboratory of around 12 scientists who work in photodynamic therapy and low-level light therapy. He has published 274 peer-reviewed articles, is Associate Editor for eight journals and serves on NIH Study-Sections. He has edited 10 proceedings volumes together with four other major textbooks on PDT and photomedicine. In 2011, Dr Hamblin was honored by election as a Fellow of SPIE.

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Paperback ISBN: 9780750327770

Ebook ISBN: 9781627056946

DOI: 10.1088/978-1-6270-5455-3

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

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