Enzo Berardesca obtained his training at the University of Pavia, Italy, and received the M.D. degree in 1979. He served as an Assistant Research at the Department of Dermatology, University of California School of Medicine in San Francisco, USA, and he has been at the Department of Dermatology of the University of Pavia, the Head of the Dermatoallergology Unit and of the Skin Bioengineering Lab. Dr. Berardesca has been the Chairman of the International Society for Bioengineering and the Skin from 1990 to 1996. He has organized several international meetings on skin bioengineering and irritant contact dermatitis in Europe. He is a Member of the Editorial Board of Skin Pharmacology, Skin Research and Technology, the American Journal of Clinical Dermatology, and the Journal of Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology. His current major research interests are irritant dermatitis, barrier function, and noninvasive techniques to investigate skin physiology with particular regard to skin color and racial differences in skin function, sensitive skin, and efficacy evaluation of topical products.
Biography Updated on 2 January 2012