Center For Dermal Research at Rutgers Celebrates Year of Astonishing Growth

Rutgers Skin Research Center Fetes Skin Care Executives
PISCATAWAY, N.J.- On April 19th, 2012, Center for Dermal Research (CDR) hosted its first year anniversary event and champagne reception, “Skin Care: Developments on the Horizon,” at its headquarters in the Life Sciences building in Piscataway, on the Rutgers Busch campus. After just one year of operations, the CDR at the New Jersey Center for Biomaterials (NJCBM) has become the premier dermatopharmaceutics research center in New Jersey. It has 20 prominent members from the skin care industry, including Avon, Johnson & Johnson and Lonza, as well as individual members, many of whom attended the event Tuesday (see photographs).

“New Jersey is the place to be for our industry,” said Director Bozena Michniak-Kohn, PhD, Professor of Pharmaceutics at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and CDR founder. “We hope to continue to attract the best talent to our Center and to grow, as the science develops. The last decade has been explosive for skin care research.”

CDR Members Toast to the CDR’s First Year

Dr. Aldo Pitt of EMD Millipore, Merck KGaA, presents “A Synthetic Membrane Model For Studying In-Vitro Transdermal Diffusion”

Dr. Jules Mitchel of Target Health accepts “Sponsor of the Year” award from Dr. Bozena Michniak-Kohn, CDR director

About the New Jersey Center for Biomaterials (NJCBM) and The Center for Dermal Research

NJCBM is one of the leading biomaterials research institutes in the world. The Center for Dermal Research, the premier dermatopharmaceutics research center in Piscataway, New Jersey, conducts studies on topical and transdermal compound delivery, skin biology and skin tissue engineering. Founded in 2011 by Bozena Michniak-Kohn, Ph.D, the CDR also provides quality educational opportunities for its members through workshops, seminar series, symposia and courses. To learn more, please visit For additional information please contact Linda Rastelli at 732-445-0488 x.40028 or email:

New Jersey Center for Biomaterials, 145 Bevier Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854
Tel: 732.445.0488 Fax: 732.445.5006

Linda G. Rastelli, Public Relations Manager New Jersey Center for Biomaterials Rutgers University
145 Bevier Rd, Piscataway NJ 08854
(732) 445-0488 x40028

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