Abstracts, Posters, Publications and Presentations

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Ou-Yang H, Jiang LI, Meyer K, Wang SQ, Farberg AS, Rigel DS. Sun Protection by Beach Umbrella vs Sunscreen With a High Sun Protection FactorA Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 18, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4922.


McCook JP, Stephens TJ, Jiang LI, Law RA, Gotz V. (2016). Ability of Sodium Copper Chlorophyllin Complex to Repair Photoaged Skin By Stimulation of Biomarkers in Human Extracellular Matrix, 2016 Apr; 2016 (9): 167-174.


Stephens TJ, Sigler ML, Herndon JH, Dispensa L, Le Moinge A. (2016). A Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy of Imedeen® Time Perfection® for Improving the Appearance of Photodamaged Skin. Clinical, Cosmetic, and Investigational Dermatology, 2016 Mar; 2016 (9): 63-70.


Thornfeldt CR, Rizer RL. (2016). Superior Efficacy of an Herbal-based Cosmeceutical Compared with Common Prescription and Cosmetic Antiaging Therapies.  Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 2016 Feb; 15(2): 218-23.


Schoelermann AM, Weber TM, Arrowitz C, Rizer RL, Qian K, Babcock M. (2016).  Skin Compatibility and Efficacy of a Cosmetic Skin Care Regimen with Licochalcone A and 4-t-butylcyclohexanol in Patients with Rosacea Subtype I. Journal of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. 2016 Feb; 30 suppl(1):21-7. doi: 10.1111/jdv.13531.


Herdnon JH, Jiang L, Kononov T, Fox T. (2015). An Open Label Clinical Trial of a Multi-Ingredient Anti-Aging Moisturizer Designed to Improve the Appearance of Facial Skin. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 2015 Jul; 14(7).


Weber TM, Herndon JH, Ewer M, Stephens TJ, et al (2015). Efficacy and Tolerability of Steroid-Free, Over-the-Counter Treatment Formulations in Infants and Children With Atopic Dermatitis. Journal of the Dermatology Nurses’ Association. 2015;7(1):17-24. doi:10.1097/JDN.0000000000000101.


Herndon JR. JH, Makino ET, Stephens TJ, Mehta RC (2014). Hydroquinone-free Skin Brightener System for the Treatment of Moderate-to-severe Facial Hyperpigmentation. The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. 2014;7(5):27-31.


Herdnon JH, Makino ET, Mehta RC, Garruto J, Gotz, V, Sigler M (2013). Clinical Efficacy and Safety of a Multimodality Skin Brightener Composition compared with 4% Hydroquinone. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 2013 Mar; 12(3)s21-6


Rawlings, AV., Stephens TJ, Herndon JH, Miller M, Liu Y, Lombard K. (2013) The Effect of a Vitamin A Palmitate and Anti-oxident containing Oil-Based Moisturizer on Photodamaged Skin of Several Body Sites. The Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. 2013 Mar; 12(1):25-35.


Kononov, T, Mentlik, A, Sigler, M. (2013) A Twelve Week, Split-Face, Double-Blind Study to Evaluate the Long Term Efficacy of an Anti-Aging Under-Eye Concealer Treatment. AAD 75th Annual Meeting, July 31-August 4, 2013.


Jiang, L. I., Stephens, T. J. and Goodman, R. (2013). SWIRL, a clinically validated, objective, and quantitative method for facial wrinkle assessment. SkinResearch and Technology. doi: 10.1111/srt.12073.


Simpson, EL, Trookman, NS, Rizer, RL, Stephens, TJ, (2012). A Novel Body Wash and Moisturizer with Filaggrin Breakdown Products Improves Hydration and Skin Barrier Function in Infants and Toddlers at Risk for Atopic Dermatitis. AAD Annual Meeting, March 16-20, 2012: Poster 47.


Ho, E, Mehta, R, Rizer, RL, Stephens, TJ, Santi, S (2012) A Randomized, Double­ blind, Controlled Comparative Study of a Novel Non-prescription Tri-retinal 1.1% Product vs Prescription Tretinoin 0.025% in Photodamaged Skin. AAD 70th Annual Meeting March 16-20, 2012: Poster 5268.


Layden J, Stephens TJ, Herndon JH Jr. Multicenter clinical trial of a home-use nonablative fractional laser device for wrinkle reduction. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Feb 29.


Herndon JH Jr., Stephens TJ, Trookman NS, Rizer RL, Preston N, Caveney S, Gottschalk RW. A comparison of the tolerability of adapalene 0.1% cream and adapalene 0.1% lotion in healthy individuals. Skinmed 2012 May- June 10 (3): 136-142


Trookman, NS, Rizer, RL (2012) Efficacy and Tolerance of a Multifunctional Natural Formulation Compared to a Regimen Containing 4% Hydroquinone and 0.05% Tretinion on Facial Dyschromia. AAD 70th Annual Meeting, March 16-20, 2011: Poster 4628.


Trookman, NS, Rizer, RL. Randomized Controlled Trial of Desonide Hydrogel 0.05% versus Desonide Ointment 0.05% in the Treatment of Amild-to-Moderate Atopic Dermatitis. J. Clinical and Asthetic Dermatol. 4(11): 40-44, 2011.


Fujimura, T, Sato, N, Takagi, Y, Ohuchi, A, Kawasaki, H, Kitahara, T, Takema, Y, Rizer, RL. An Investigator Blinded Cross-over Study to Characterize the Cutaneous Effects and Suitability of Modern Sanitary Pads for Menstrual Protection for Women Residing in the USA. Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicity, 30(3):205-211, 2011.


Draelos, ZD, Trookman, NS, Stephens, TJ, Rizer, RL (2011) Postprocedural wound healing efficacy and safety in a clinical setting: A comparison of topical anti-biotic ointment versus skin protectant ointment. AAD 69th Annual Meeting February 4-8, 2011: Poster 3704.


Draelos, ZD, Rizer, RL, Trookman, NS. A comparison of postprocedural wound care treatments: Do antibiotic-based ointments improve outcomes? J. Amer. Acad. Dermatol., 64(3): S23-S29, 2011.


Herndon, Jr., JH, Stephens, TJ, Trookman, NS, Rizer, RL, Colon, LE, Gottschalk, RW (2011) Adapalene Lotion 0.1% Shows Comparable Tolerablity to Adapalene Cream 0.1% in a Split-Face Comparison. World Congress of Dermatology: Poster P0021.


Simpson, EL, Trookman, N, Stephens, TJ, Rizer, RL, Gottschalf, RW (2011) Skin Restoring Body Wash and Moisturizer Improves Hydration and Skin Barrier Function in Infants and Toddlers with Atopic Tendencies. World Congress of Dermatology: Poster P0276.


Stephens, TJ, Herndon, JH Jr., Colon, LE, Gottschalk, RW. The impact of natural sunlight’s exposure on the sun protection factor and UVA protection of a SPF 50 sunscreen product. J Drugs Dermatol. 2011Feb,10 (2): 150-155.


McCall-Perez F, Stephens TJ, Herndon JH Jr. Efficacy and tolerability of a facial serum for fine lines, wrinkles, and photodamaged skin. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2011 Jul; 4(7):51-4


Stephens TJ, Herndon JH Jr. Colon LE, Gottschalk RW. The impact of natural sunlight exposure on the UVB-sun protection factor (UVB-SPF) and UVA protection factor (UVA-PF) of a UVA/UVB SPF 50 sunscreen. J Drugs Dermatol. 2011 Feb; 10(2): 150-5


Yatskayer, M, Dahl, A, Oresajo, C, Stephens, T, Rizer, RL (2010) The Effect of Three Topical treatments on Desquamation Rate Using a Modified Dansyl Chloride Fluorescence Method. AAD 68th Annual Meeting, March 5-9, 2010: Poster 803


Oresajo, C, Yatskayer, M, Raab, S, Rizer, RL, Draelos, Z (2010) A Multi-center, Controlled Clinical Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Tolerance of an Antioxidant Composition Containing Vitamin C, Ferulic Acid, and Phloretin on Photo-damaged Skin. AAD 68th Annual Meeting, March 5-9, 2010: Poster 809


Christian Oresajo, Stephens TJ, Yatskayer M, Pillai S, Laize F, Pinnell SR. Antioxidant cocktail could complement sunscreen use. Household and Personal Care TODAY 2009 Trookman, NS, Rizer, RL, Ford, R, Mehta, R, Gotz, V. Clinical Assessment of a Combination Lip Treatment to Restore Moisturization and Fullness. J. Clinic. Aesthetic Derm., 2(12):21-25, 2009.


Stephens, TJ, Oresajo, C,, Goodman R, Yatskayer, M, and Kavanaugh, P. 2009. Novel, Compelling Non-Invasive Techniques for Evaluating Cosmetic Products in Cosmetic Dermatology: Products and Procedures (Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D., Editor). Wiley­ Blackwell, West Sussex, U.K.


Luz Colon. MS, Galderma laboratories, LP., Fort Worth TX, United States. Thomas J Stephens, Ph.D. Stephens and Associates, Carrollton TX United States. (2008). Hydration and irritation potential of a new moisturizer for use in patients with very dry skin. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.


Thornfeldt, C, Sigler, ML (2006) Botanical Based Cosmeceutical is Superior to 10% Benzoyl Peroxide in Treating Women of Middle Age with Acne. 64th Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology.


Coret, C, Chantalat, J, Miller, D, Sigler, ML, Stephens, TJ, Kurtz, E (2006) Fast Acting Treatment of Mild to Moderate Acne Lesions by a Novel 2% Salicylic Acid Microgel Complex. 64th Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology.


Chantalat, J, Sigler, ML, Liu, JC (2006) A 6-Week Safety and Efficacy Evaluation of a Synergistic Microgel Complex Versus 10% Benzoyl Peroxide in the Treatment of Mild to Moderate Acne. 64th Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology.


Sigler MS, Stephens TJ, Herndon JH. Efficacy of a tretinoin hydroquinone based skin health system in the treatment of facial photodamage. Cosmetic Dermatology 19(4): 276-282, 2006.


Barkovic, S, Appa, Y, Shipp, S and Rizer, RL. (2005) Mildness Differentiation of Extra Gentle Cleansers Using a Sensitive Screening Method.  2005 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, LA Abstract #P 722.


Sigler, ML, Stephens, TJ, Herndon, JH (2005) Clinical Evaluation of a Prescription Skin Transformation System Designed to Treat Facial Photoaging: Efficacy and Tolerance Comparisons to 0.1% Tretinoin and 4% Hyroquinone. 63rd Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology.


Sigler, ML, Stephens, TJ, DiSomma, J, Brion, G, Miller, DL, and Herndon, JH. (2002) Clinical evaluation of a topically applied product to improve the appearance and physical condition of aging skin. Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology.


Barkovic, S, Appa, Y, Sigler, ML and Stephens, TJ. (2002) Skin conditioning properties of a foundation and concealer. Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology.


Sigler, ML, Miller, DL, Mills, OH, Campbell, M, Stephens, TJ. (2001) Capturing benefits of lip formulations via biophysical and photographic documentation. Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology.


Sigler, ML, Miller, DL, Mills, OH, Campbell, M Stephens, TJ. (2001) Novel in methodology for assessing wound healing formulations. Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology.


Rizer, RL, Finkey, MB, Stephens, TJ, Appa, Y. (2000) Safety and efficacy evaluation of a liquid foundation containing salicylic acid. Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology.


Rizer, RL, Mills, OH, Hino, PD, Stephens, TJ. (2000) The assessment of acne: a re-evaluation of grading strategies. Annual Meeting American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.


Rizer, RL, Stephens, TJ, Barkovic, BA, Appa, Y. (2000) A clinical evaluation of a liquid and a compact foundation designed for improving skin condition. Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology.


Scimeca, JV, Sigler, ML, Rizer, RL, Sklar, TF, Stephens, TJ. (1999) Investigation of the variation in skin hyperpigmentation between Japanese and Caucasian subjects. Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology.


Dr. Shoichiro Yano Publications


Yano S, Komine M, Fujimoto M, Okochi H, Tamaki K. Interleukin 15 induces the signals of epidermal proliferation through ERK and PI 3-kinase in a human epidermal keratinocyte cell line, HaCaT. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 301; 2003, 841-847.


Yano S, Komine M, Fujimoto M, Okochi H, Tamaki K. Mechanical stretching in vitro regulates signal transduction pathways and cellular proliferation in human epidermal keratinocytes. J Invest Dermatol 122; 2004, 783-790.


Yano S, Ito Y, Fujimoto M, Hamazaki TS, Tamaki K, Okochi H. Characterization and localization of side population cells in mouse skin. Stem Cells 23; 2005, 834-841.


Yano S, Okochi H. Long-term culture of adult murine epidermal keratinocytes. Br J Dermatol 153; 2005, 1101-1104.


Yano S, Komine M, Fujimoto M, Okochi H, Tamaki K. Activation of Akt by mechanical stretching in human epidermal keratinocytes. Exp Dermatol 15; 2006, 356-361.


Yano S, Zavadil J, Strober BE, Haider AS, Blumenberg M. Transcriptional profiling analysis applied to psoriasis. G Ital Dermatol Venereol 142; 2007, 1-13.


Yano S, Banno T, Walsh R, Blumenberg M. Transcriptional responses of human epidermal keratinocytes to cytokine interleukin-1. J Cell Physiol 214; 2008, 1-13.