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.
Ditre CM: Practical Uses of Retinols and Applications in Dermatology Cosmetic Dermatol 19 : 2005.
Ditre CM: Treatment of Actinic keratosis and Photodamaged Skin with 5% 5-Fluorouracil and Glycolic Acid Peels”. Cosmetic Dermatol 17 (3): 2004.
Ditre CM: Glycolic Acid Peels Dermatologic Therapy 13 : 165-172,2000.
Ditre CM: Glycolic acid Peels Skin & Aging : 1998.
Ditre CM: Skin Changes in Menopause Spain : 1997.
Ditre CM: Glycolic Acid Peels Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery : 43-52,1998.
Bernstein EF, Underhill CB, Lakkakorpi J, Ditre CM, Uitto J, Yu RJ, Van Scott EJ: Citric acid increases viable epidermal thickness and glycosaminoglycan content of sun-damaged skin Dermatolog Surg 23 (8): 689-694,1997.
Ditre CM, Griffin TD, Murphy GF, Sueki H, Telegan B, Johnson WC, Yu RJ, Van Scott EJ: Effects of alpha-hydroxy acids on photoaged skin: A pilot clinical, histologic and ultrastructural study J Am Acad Dermatol 34 (2 Pt 1): 187-195,1996.
Griffin TD, Murphy GF, Sueki H, Telegan B, Johnson WC, Ditre CM, Yu RJ, Van Scott EJ: Increased factor XIIIa transglutaminase expression in dermal dendrocytes after treatment with alpha-hydroxy acids: Potential physiologic significance J Amer Acad Dermatol 34 (2 Pt 1): 196-203,1996.