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Skin Physiology is an optional course which examines the basic elements of physiology of skin tissues, epidermis, dermis and hypodermis. Some techniques are also examined and substances commonly used for the maintenance of homeostasis, the correction of dysfunctions, and the problems related to aging of the skin tissue.
The course aims to provide knowledge regarding the physiology of the skin and techniques for the maintenance of homeostasis, correction of dysfunctions, and problems related to skin tissue aging.
Basic elements of Anatomy, General Physiology, Biochemistry, and Organic Chemistry.
Class lessons and teaching materials on the Aulaweb platform.
Epidermis and keratinocytes, dermis, skin fibroblasts and skin annexes, hair and baldness, dermal glands, melanogenesis, functions of the skin, skin nervous system, dermatitis, physiological repair mechanism of wounds, natural compounds used on the skin and their classification, properties and uses.
Bovero A. 2011. Dermocosmetologia. Tecniche Nuove, Milano.
Burlando B. et al. 2010. Herbal Principles in Cosmetics. CRC Press, Taylor&Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL.
Online teaching materials.
BRUNO TASSO (President)
All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.
Verification, through oral examination, of the ability to present the topics of the program.