Mary Kay Continues Its Commitment to Advance Skin Science Research at the Japanese Society of Investigative Dermatology
As a leader in skincare innovation worldwide, Mary Kay Inc. continued its commitment to advance skin science as a symposium sponsor at the 44th annual meeting of The Japanese Society of Investigative Dermatology (JSID). At the conference held Nov. 8 - 10 in Aomori, Japan, the symposium on skin barriers and skin redness provided a collaborative environment to share technological advances and breakthroughs on skin health.
This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191110005047/en/
Dr. Lucy Gildea, Senior Vice President - Chief Scientific Officer (Photo: Mary Kay Inc.)
Established in 1981, the mission of JSID is to advance inspire and energize the next generation of dermatologists by encouraging collaboration and scientific exchange between all dermatology societies. The society also aims to bolster the position of dermatology in the interdisciplinary world by enhancing the quality of science and research to maintain healthy skin and further advance the treatment of skin diseases. JSID is the largest and most prominent organization in the field of dermatology research in Japan, and supports young academicians by organizing seminars to encourage promising young doctors to become dermatological researchers.
At the Mary Kay-sponsored symposium on skin barriers and skin redness, a panel featured Dr. Lucy Gildea, Chief Scientific Officer at Mary Kay Inc., as the moderator. The panel explored environmental protection strategies against skin aging in Asians, protein response to skin inflammation and skin barrier defects.
“Sensitive skin affects about half of all women across the globe and in recent years, there has been a rise in ‘sensitive skin’ and ‘redness relief’ claims in skin care products sold in Asia,” said Dr. Gildea. “The skin barrier is constantly strained by exposure to UV rays, haze and smog that carry pollutants such as black carbon, chemicals and heavy metals. These pollutants can accumulate on the skin and result in persistent flushing or facial redness. Therefore, consumers are seeking products that work to relieve and help sensitive facial skin.”
Panel speakers at the symposium included three renowned dermatologists:
- Dr. Akimichi Morita, MD Ph.D., Department of Geriatric and Environmental Dermatology at Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences
- Dr. Sang Eun Lee, MD Ph.D., Department of Dermatology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Cutaneous Biology Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, Korea
- Dr. Gyohei Egawa, MD Ph.D., Department of Dermatology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
“As a global company, it’s important that we have a broad product portfolio that meets the diverse needs of women worldwide, a portfolio that can grow and evolve as needs change,” said Dr. Gildea. “By participating in events like JSID, we’re able to learn and share relevant research while continuing to develop breakthrough products with powerful benefits that deliver the skin care benefits women want.”
For more information about JSID, click here.
About Mary Kay
One of the original glass ceiling breakers, Mary Kay Ash founded her beauty company more than 55 years ago with three goals: offer rewarding opportunities for women, manufacture irresistible products and make the world a better place. That dream has blossomed into a multibillion-dollar company with millions of independent sales force members in nearly 40 countries. Mary Kay is dedicated to researching the science behind beauty and to manufacturing cutting-edge skin care, color cosmetics, fragrances and nutritional supplements. Through the Mary Kay Foundation℠, the company has awarded more than $78 million to cancer research and domestic violence shelters. Mary Kay Ash’s original vision continues to shine—one lipstick at a time.
About Business Wire
(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
Novaremed Announces IND Submitted to U.S. FDA for Phase 2 Study of NRD135S.E1 for the Treatment of Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy; Also Announces the Appointment of Three New Board Members25.5.2020 18:30:00 CEST | Press release
Novaremed AG (Novaremed), a clinical-stage Swiss biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has submitted an Investigational New Drug (IND) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the novel drug candidate (NRD135S.E1) for the treatment of Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (PDPN) to evaluate NRD135S.E1 in a Phase 2 study. Novaremed had received initial feedback from the FDA during a Pre-IND meeting held on July 24, 2019. The Phase 2 study, designed as a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, will enroll patients experiencing neuropathic pain caused by Diabetes Mellitus. Eligible patients will be randomized to receive oral doses of either NRD135S.E1 or placebo once daily for 3 months. “Submitting this IND is an important next step in the clinical development of NRD135S.E1 for the treatment of PDPN and we are moving rapidly to potentially address a global unmet medical need,” said Sara Mangialaio, M.D., Ph.D., CMO and Head of R&D at Novarem
Closer Collaboration between the EUIPO and EURid to Benefit SMEs25.5.2020 13:30:00 CEST | Press release
The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and EURid, the domain name registry for the .eu, .ею and .ευ top-level domains, are set to intensify collaboration to support trade mark and domain name applicants and owners, particularly small and medium enterprises (SMEs). This collaboration will support users of the EU IP system, particularly startups, by helping them to obtain trade mark and domain name protection in a joined-up manner, so they can secure their brands from the very beginning of their business journey. At present, EU trade mark applicants are advised whether their trade mark is available as a .eu domain name at the end of the online application process at EUIPO. Applicants and holders can also set up alerts to be informed once a .eu domain name that matches their trade mark is registered. Under a new work programme agreed jointly by the two organisations, the EUIPO and EURid will explore the possibility of implementing a reciprocal process when a .eu domain na
TIP Trailer Services Announces Appointment of New CFO25.5.2020 10:05:00 CEST | Press release
TIP Trailer Services, a portfolio company of I Squared Capital, has appointed Hans van Lierop as Chief Financial Officer and management board member. Hans started as CFO for TIP from Monday, 18th of May 2020 and is based in TIP’s international headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200525005042/en/ Hans van Lierop, appointed CFO of TIP Trailer Services (Photo: Business Wire) “I am looking forward to joining TIP’s senior leadership team and leading its Finance organisation and look forward to contributing to TIPs future success. ” Hans van Lierop commented. Hans van Lierop joins TIP with broad international experience from different industries in Europe and Africa. He has held financial leadership roles in Diageo, Airtel and Massmart Walmart. Most recently, Hans Van Lierop was CFO of Massmart Walmart, a South African retail and wholesale distributor with a turnover of US$ 7
JEOL: Release of a New Schottky Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope JSM-IT80025.5.2020 08:00:00 CEST | Press release
JEOL Ltd. (TOKYO:6951) (President & COO Izumi Oi) announces the release of a new Schottky field emission scanning electron microscope, JSM-IT800 in May 2020. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200524005002/en/ JSM-IT800 (Photo: Business Wire) Development Background Scanning electron microscopes (SEMs) are used in various fields, such as nanotechnology, metals, semiconductors, ceramics, medicine, and biology. As SEM applications are expanding from research and development to quality control and product inspection at manufacturing sites, SEM users are in need of faster high-quality data acquisition and simple compositional information confirmation with seamless operation. To meet these demands, the JSM-IT800, with the Intelligence Technology (IT) platform, incorporates our In-lens Schottky Plus field emission electron gun for high resolution imaging to fast elemental mapping, and an innovative electron optical cont
Teva Presented New Data at the European Academy of Neurology Congress Evaluating the AJOVY ® (fremanezumab) Experience in Populations with Difficult-to-Treat Migraine25.5.2020 08:00:00 CEST | Press release
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) presented a wide range of important new data on AJOVY® (fremanezumab) and the societal and economic impact of migraine in Europe at the 6th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN). This year’s EAN congress was a virtual meeting due to the global coronavirus pandemic. The fremanezumab data included pooled analyses of the AJOVY Phase 3 clinical trials (FOCUS, HALO-episodic migraine (EM) and HALO-chronic migraine (CM)) which focused on the safety, efficacy and improved quality-of-life for patients experiencing difficult-to-treat migraine. Post-hoc analyses were also evaluated in patients who may experience challenges when managing their migraine due to comorbidities. Migraine creates a significant disease and economic burden. With more than one billion people impacted globallyi, migraine is the second leading global cause of years lived with disabilityii and annual costs of the disease in the U.S. and EU are $200 billio
Ipsen: New Surveys Show Over 80% of Patients with Spasticity and Cervical Dystonia Treated with Botulinum Toxin-A Experience Debilitating Symptom Recurrence23.5.2020 07:00:00 CEST | Press release
Regulatory News: Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today presents the results of two patient surveys. The surveys involved over 400 respondents from five countries, living with spasticity or cervical dystonia and receiving botulinum neurotoxin type A (BoNT-A) injections. The results show that over 80% of respondents experienced debilitating symptom recurrence, and revealed that a lack of long-lasting symptom control between injections has a profound impact on the personal and professional lives of patients.1-4 “The results from these two important patient surveys provide significant insight into the real-life burden of the two conditions; however, they also highlight a worrying disconnect between patients’ treatment expectations and their actual experience. The findings, which build on our growing understanding of spasticity and cervical dystonia, provide us with the potential to unlock meaningful changes in clinical practice,” said Dr Alberto Esquenazi, Department of Physical Medicine