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Press Release-Malta Skin-Ageing 2009



Press Release - October 2009


Malta Antioxidants World Congress


Antioxidants to be Showcased at Malta Antioxidants Congress


October 29 – 30 2009, Malta


Antioxidants to be showcased at

Malta Antioxidants Congress


October 29 & 30 2009, MALTA


The Organizing Committee of Malta Antioxidants Congress announced the final programs of Malta Antioxidants Congress:

Malta Polyphenols 2009:

Malta Skin-Ageing and Antioxidants 2009:

Malta Antioxidants Congress will be held in October 29 & 30 at Radisson SAS By Point, in Malta.  The event, organised by the International Society of Antioxidants in Nutrition and Health (ISANH), also includes a satellite symposium to explore the potential role of antioxidants in skin lightening.

Antioxidants’ potential to delay skin ageing is focus

of Malta congress

New oral and topical antioxidant strategies for skin ageing are sought by the organisers of the Malta Skin Ageing Congress taking place October 29-30 in Malta.


Pr Marvin Edeas, Chairman of the Scientific Committee and President of ISANH, highlighted the importance of the conference on antioxidants: …our aim is toGather high scientific level with high technologies to match with the demand... antiageing, tanning or whitening?”. It’s very important to talk about the credibility of antioxidants especially in the field of skin-ageing. We will discuss how to use antioxidants in 2009 and why many clinical trials failed to demonstrate positive effects.

Oral and Topical strategies for skin antioxidants

The originality of this meeting is to gather academics and industrials involved in different anti-ageing fields. Among speakers include Pr J Krutmann from the University of Dusseldorf, Germany, who will discuss oral strategies that could increase the skin antioxidant defence system from within. The Topical strategy to increase skin antioxidant defense system from outside will be discussed by Pr S. Pinnel from Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA. Dr R. Peirano from Beiersdorf will look at targeting skin mitochondria with antioxidants as a potential strategy to fight against skin ageing. Beside the big companies involved at high level as L’Oreal & Beiersdorf for Cosmetics Applications of Antioxidants and Nestle & Carotech for Oral Applications of Antioxidants.

A further session will focus on the latest advances in antioxidant ingredients that have been known for some time, such as resveratrol and pomegranate.

Skin whitening satellite event

Skin whitening is the focus of the Friday afternoon session when Dr O Sorg from Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland, will open proceedings with a presentation on oxidative stress, hyperpigmentation and melanogenesis.

Finally there will be time for the presentation of abstracts, submitted in advance, on new whitening ingredients.

The Scientific Committee will select oral communications only if the ingredient or finished product has undergone clinical studies.




Pr J. Krutmann, University of Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Dr O. Toussaint, Facultés Universitaires Notre Dame de la Paix, Namur, Belgium

Dr A. Vierkötter, University of Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Dr R. Peirano, Beiersdorf AG, Hambourg, Deutschland

Dr H. Pagéon, L’Oreal Research, Paris, France

Dr O. Sorg, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Suisse

Dr M. Richelle, Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland

Pr JF. Doré, Institut Fédératif de Recherche, Lyon-Est, France

Dr P. Schröder, University of Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Dr G. Murphy, National Photobiology Unit Beaumont and Mater Hospital Dublin Ireland

Dr M. Salmon, General Manager of StratiCELL, Gembloux, Belgium

Pr S. Pinnell, J. L. Callaway Professor Emeritus of Dermatology, Duke University, USA

Dr. S. Ling, Carotech Ltd, United Kingdom


Among companies who will attend Malta Skin-Ageing:

Gattefosse, Coca Cola Beverage, Procter and Gamble, Dr Palmer’s LLC, Biolandes, Vipurel, Ninapharm, Naturex, Nestle, Vipurel, Dr Irena Eris Cosmetics Laboratories, Life and Health Styling, Lipofoods, IPGS, L’Oréal, Beiersdorf-Nivea, Straticell, Carotech …


We look forward to welcoming you in Malta for this particular event.



Rouby Joubet

Malta Skin-Ageing 2009



About ISANH:

The aim of ISANH is to advance the practical applications of antioxidants, in all related fields, with particular reference to health and nutrition, and provide recommendations to ISANH's members, health decision makers and institutions about the last antioxidant trends, uses and problems. In addition, ISANH encourages communication and interaction among researchers, physicians, nutritionists, industrials, food technology and strategic marketing managers through a global antioxidants network, please visit