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CODE 94962
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR BIO/09
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:

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.

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 on the Aulaweb platform.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam

ASSESSMENT METHODS

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