Event schedule: 6th International Symposium on Corneotherapy

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The theme of the 2019 Symposium is "Enzymes & enzyme defects"

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Venue: Drachenfels Hall, Maritim Hotel Königswinter, Bonn, Germany

May 1, 2019
16.00-17.00: Registration, Welcome with Coffee & Drinks
17.30: Evening Get Together
18.30: Welcome to Symposium; Florence Barrett-Hill
18.45: Opening of the Symposium and Introduction; Hans Lautenschläger, PhD
19.00: Welcome dinner at Maritim Hotel

May 2, 2019
9.00-9.45: Biochemistry; Human enzymes – classification & functions – an introduction. Hans Lautenschläger, PhD
9.45-10.30: Physics; Stratum corneum – organisation,components & enzymatic activities. Stephan Daehnhardt-Pfeiffer
10.30-11.00: Break
11.00-11.45: Chemistry; Lipid metabolism of the skin. Florence Barrett-Hill
11.45-12.30: Pharmacology; Biodegradation pathways of topically applied drugs and cosmetics. Christel C. Müller-Goymann, Prof PhD
12.30-13.15: Physiology; Phospholipids & essential fatty acids – metabolism pathways in body and skin. Cornelia Keck, Prof PhD
13.15-14.15: Lunch
14.15-15.00: Molecular Dermatology; Selected enzyme defects & imbalances in human body & influences on skin. Burkhard Kleuser, Prof PhD
15.00-15.45: Corneotherapy; Physiotherapeutic modulation of enzymatic activities in corneotherapy. Elena Hernandez, PhD
15.45-16.00: Discussion; Potentials of enzyme diagnostics – All Speakers
16.00-16.30: Coffee Break
16.30-18.30: I.A.C. General Assembly (Exclusive to I.A.C.members) 
19.00-21.00  Dinner at Restaurant Klein Petersberg

May 3, 2019
9.00-9.45: Dermatology; Wound healing – signal transduction, messengers & enzymes. Ehrhardt Proksch, Prof PhD
9.45-10.30: Dermatology; Fungi on the skin: How does a mycotic infection come about? Isaak Effendy, Prof PhD
10.30-11.00: Break
11.00-11.45: Dermatology; Molecular biology of atopic skin. Chia-Yu Chu, Prof PhD
11.45-12.30: Biochemistry; Enzyme activities of the skin microbiome at normal and infected skin. Ghita Lanzendörfer-Yu, PhD
12.30-13.15: Corneotherapy; Enzymes and probiotics in skin care. Jürgen Kloss, PhD
13.15-14.15: Lunch
14.15-15.00: Closing Speech; Current Stage of Corneotherapy. Florence Barrett-Hill & Hans Lautenschläger, PhD 
19.00-21.00  Dinner at Restaurant Drachenfels

This schedule is subject to change

General Information


International Association for Applied Corneotherapy

The International Association for Applied Corneotherapy (I.A.C.) is a registered, non-profit association with primary purposes and objectives of the advancement of scientific research and practical applications in the realm of Corneotherapy and related sciences.

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Executive Team

Executive Board:
Dr. Elena Hernandez, Ph.D. - Russia
Dr. Hans Lautenschlager, Ph.D. - Germany

Margaret Walsh - New Zealand

Scientific Advisory Board:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lars Norlén.
Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

Dr Ghita Lanzendoerfer-Yu, PhD.
Inorganic Chemistry. Independant consultant and writer- Germany

Dr Cornelia M. Keck. 
Department of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, Philipps Universität Marburg, Germany

Education Commission:
Florence Barrett-Hill (NZ)
Rene Serbon (CAN)
Alexandra J. Zani (US)
Simone Vescio (AU)
Bev Greenwood (AU)
Nataliia Gumenna (UKR)
Igal Kariv (Spain)
Dr Ghita Lanzendoerfer-Yu (GER)

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