Sheldon Pinnell

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Sheldon Pinnell (d. 4 July 2013[1]) was an American dermatologist who served as the J. Lamar Callaway Professor of Dermatology at Duke University.[2][3] His research involves sun protection,[4] photoaging,[5] collagen chemistry,[6] and topical percutaneous absorption of antioxidants.[7] In 2013, he was made an honorary member of the Society of Investigative Dermatology.[1]

Education[edit]

Pinnell earned his BA degree in chemistry from Duke University and his MD degree from Yale University. He conducted a residency at the University of Minnesota Medical School and dermatology residencies at Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital.[8]

Patents[edit]

  • Method for the Prevention of Scars with Enzymes - Issue date: Jun 18, 1985. Patent number: 4524065[9]
  • Stable ascorbic acid compositions - Issue date: Aug 18, 1992. Patent number: 5140043[10]
  • Minoxidil Analogs as Inhibitors of Cell Proliferation and Lysyl Hydroxylase - Issue date: Jul 12, 1994. Patent number: 5328913[11]
  • Method of Inhibiting Fibrosis - Issue date: Dec 20, 1994. Patent number: 5374660[12]
  • Use of milk thistle extract in skin care compositions - Issue date: Feb 25, 2003. Patent number: 6524599[13]
  • Methods for treating fungal infections - Filing date: Aug 14, 2003 U.S. Classification 514723000; 424061000[14]
  • Topical composition comprising olive leaf extract - Issue date: Jun 1, 2004. Patent number: 6743449[15]
  • Skin-care composition - Issue date; Jan 9, 2007. International Classification A61K007/06; A61K035/78[16]
  • Stabilized ascorbic acid compositions and methods - Issue date: Feb 20, 2007. Patent number: 7179841[17]
  • PATENT PENDING: Anti-aging composition containing phloretin - Filing date: Mar 20, 2007. U.S. Classification: 514/456; 514/458; 514/474; 514/569; 514/733; 514/725[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Passing of Sheldon Pinnell, former chief of Dermatology". Duke University. July 2013. Archived from the original on 2014-03-01.
  2. ^ "Dermatology Celebration Honors Pinnell". Inside Duke University Medical Center. 16 (16). December 7, 2007. Archived from the original on 23 January 2008. Retrieved 14 January 2009.
  3. ^ Duke Department of Dermatology (2010). "Celebrating 70 Years". Duke Health System. Retrieved 14 January 2010.
  4. ^ Antioxidant sun protection
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-06-27. Retrieved 2009-12-16.
  6. ^ http://www.nature.com/jid/journal/v81/n2/abs/5615108a.html
  7. ^ "Topical L-ascorbic acid: percutaneous absorption studies". Dermatol Surg. 27 (2): 137–42. February 2001. doi:10.1046/j.1524-4725.2001.00264.x. PMID 11207686.
  8. ^ "Sheldon R. Pinnell, M.D., Press Release". Skinceuticals. 2007. Archived from the original on October 20, 2008. Retrieved 14 January 2010.
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  14. ^ Patent US20060035983 - Methods for treating fungal infections - Google Patents
  15. ^ United States Patent: 6743449
  16. ^ http://www.google.com/patents/about?id=ohWeAAAAEBAJ&dq=sheldon+pinnell
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  18. ^ Patent US20070225360 - Anti-aging composition containing phloretin - Google Patents