Description of Research Expertise:
I completed first study that was approved by IRB No. 809287 for the first cosmetic dermatology study at Radnor entitled: Comparison of 30% Salicylic Acid Peel versus Pneumatic Broadband Light in the Treatment of Mild to Moderately Severe Facial Acne Vulgaris ( paper in progress); now starting second acne study 2 started April 30, 2010 approved by IRB No. 811425: Comparison of Pneumatic Broadband Light plus Adapalene 0.3% gel versus Adapalene 0.3% gel Monotherapy in the Treatment of Mild to Moderately Severe Facial Acne vulgaris.
Practical Uses of Retinols and Applications in Dermatology Cosmetic Dermatol 19 : 2005.
Treatment of Actinic keratosis and Photodamaged Skin with 5% 5-Fluorouracil and Glycolic Acid Peels”. Cosmetic Dermatol 17 (3): 2004.
Glycolic Acid Peels Dermatologic Therapy 13 : 165-172,2000.
Glycolic acid Peels Skin & Aging : 1998.
Skin Changes in Menopause Spain : 1997.
Glycolic Acid Peels Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery : 43-52,1998.
Bernstein EF, Underhill CB, Lakkakorpi J, Ditre CM, Uitto J, Yu RJ: Citric Acid Increases Viable Epidermal Thickness and Glycosaminoglycan Content of Sun- damaged Skin”. Dermatolog Surg 23 : 1-6,1997.
Ditre CM, Griffin TD, Murphy GF, Sueki H, Telegan B, Johnson WC, Yu RJ: Effects of alpha hydroxyacids on photoaged skin: A pilot clinical, histologic and ultrastructural study J amer Acad Dermatol 34 : 187-195,1996.
Griffin TD, Murphy GF, Sueki H, Telegan B, Johnson WC, Ditre CM, Yu RJ: Increased factor IIIa transglutaminase expression in dermal dendrocytes after treatment with alpha hydroxyacids: Potential physiologic significance. J Amer Acad Dermatol 34 : 196-203,1996.