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The Microbiome and Importance for Healthy Skin
October 4, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Please note the time zone for the webinar is CDT (Chicago, USA; UTC-5).

The Human Microbiome is the collection of all the microorganisms living in association with the human body. These microbes are generally not harmful to us, in fact they are essential for maintaining health. This presentation will focus on the microbiome of skin with a specific focus on the multi-functional role of lipids. Lipids form a protective skin barrier, act as signal agents to the epidermal cells, and serve as a growing medium or bacteriostatic agent critical for healthy skin flora.


Howard Epstein is director of technical services for EMD Performance Materials Corporation, Philadelphia, PA., an affiliate of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. He was a scholar in residence at the University of Cincinnati department of dermatology and received his Ph.D. in Pharmacognosy...

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