Textbook of Aging Skin

Editors: Farage, Miranda A., Miller, Kenneth W., Maibach, Howard I. (Eds.)

  • Offers a complete and comprehensive coverage of the "aging skin" topic in one single reference book
  • Is intended to be used as the "single and complete" reference in dermatology, geriatrics and/or gerontology fields
  • This up-to-date reference book includes the most recent advances in the scientific, medical and technical understanding of the "aging" phenomenon
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About this Reference Work

This comprehensive ‘Major Reference Book’ compiles all current and latest information on aging skin in a two-volume set. Highly structured with a reader-friendly format, it covers a wide range of areas such as basic sciences, the different diseases and conditions which occur with aging (from malignant to non-malignant), the latest techniques and methods being used such as bioengineering methods and biometrics as well as toxicological and safety considerations for the elderly population. It also illustrates the global consumers’ sociological and psychological implications, ethnicity and gender differences and includes marketing considerations for this elderly group. This unique and comprehensive guide will become the main reference textbook on this topic.

About the authors

Miranda A. Farage is a Principal Scientist in Feminine Care and Family Care Clinical Sciences at the Procter & Gamble Company. Dr. Farage leads research on vulvology, dermatological testing, methods development, sensitivity, physiology, and general vulva health. She has published more than one hundred manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and has co-authored several scientific textbooks in women’s health and dermatoxicology. She received a Ph.D. in toxicology/pharmacology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Before joining Procter & Gamble, she was a faculty member at Virginia Tech University.

Dr. Kenneth Miller is the Associate Director for Global Product Safety, Regulatory, and Microbiology in for the Feminine Care and Family Care business units at The Procter and Gamble Company.  Dr. Miller is responsible for the strategic development and execution of research and testing in the areas of dermatotoxicology, clinical safety and efficacy studies, post-market surveillance studies, epidemiology studies, environmental studies (biodegradation, solid waste disposal, aquatic and terrestrial toxicology, and global waste disposal infrastructure), standard microbiological testing, and microbiological methods development research (including molecular microbiology techniques).   Too, he has responsibility for a team conducting microbiological and clinical research in toxic shock syndrome, superantigens, and vaginal microbial ecology. Dr. Miller has published over twenty-five manuscripts in the area of toxicology in peer-reviewed journals plus numerous abstracts and presentations at meetings of scientific societies.  Dr. Miller is board-certified in toxicology (DABT) and a member of several scientific and professional societies.

Howard I. Maibach is Professor of Dermatology at the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine. The author of over 1700 papers in dermatology, toxicology, pharmacology, physiology and related fields, he is the co-editor of several books including Cosmeceuticals; Cutaneous Infection and Therapy; Cutaneous Infestations and Insect Bites; Neonatal Skin; Percutaneous Absorption, Third Edition; and Psoriasis, Third Edition. He received his M.D. from Tulane University.

Table of contents (2 chapters)

  • Marketing and Product Design of Anti-aging Skin Care Products

    Dawes, Nancy C.

    Pages 1187-1195

  • Key Trends Driving Anti-aging Skin Care in 2009 and Beyond

    Gasco-Buisson, Mary Carmen

    Pages 1197-1205

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Textbook of Aging Skin
Editors
  • Miranda A. Farage
  • Kenneth W. Miller
  • Howard I. Maibach
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eReference ISBN
978-3-540-89656-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXV, 1220
Number of Illustrations and Tables
114 b/w illustrations, 252 illustrations in colour
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