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SKIN PHYSIOLOGY

CODE 94962
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 5 cfu during the 4th year of 8451 CHIMICA E TECNOLOGIA FARMACEUTICHE (LM-13) - GENOVA
  • 3 cfu during the 3nd year of 8451 CHIMICA E TECNOLOGIA FARMACEUTICHE (LM-13) - GENOVA
  • 4 cfu during the 4th year of 8452 FARMACIA (LM-13) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 5th year of 8452 FARMACIA (LM-13) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR BIO/09
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    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.

     

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    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.

    PREREQUISITES

    Basic elements of Anatomy, General Physiology, Biochemistry, and Organic Chemistry.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Class lessons and teaching materials on the Aulaweb platform.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    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.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    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.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    BRUNO TASSO (President)

    ELEONORA RUSSO

    LESSONS

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral exam.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Verification, through oral examination, of the ability to present the topics of the program.