Prof. Jürgen Lademann is an internationally recognized researcher who is focused on the interface between dermatology, pharmacology and biophysics. Originally a physicist, he has been head of the department of “Experimental and Applied Physiology of the Skin” at the Hospital for Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin since 1996. He was appointed professor for dermatology in 2001.
The areas of specialization for his research include
• Penetration routes for topically applied substances
• Hair follicles as a penetration route and reservoir of agents
• Optical measuring methods
• Measuring Antioxidants
• Low temperature plasma
Prof. Lademann participates in commissions and editorial boards for various professional journals, such as “Skin Pharmacology and Applied Skin Physiology”. From 2003 to 2008 he was president of the “International Society of Skin Pharmacology and Physiology” and since 2008 he has been a member of the Commission for Cosmetic Products of the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment. He is an expert on the risk assessment of nanoparticles in cosmetic products with ECETOC AISBL, Brussels, as well as an evaluator of various research programs for the European Union. He is attending the “Barrier Function Of Mammalian Skin" Gordon Conference in the USA in 2011.