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Alliance of Experts

In the space between science and beauty, a group of renowned dermatologists and P&G Scientists set out to create a breakthrough and forever change the anti-aging landscape.

This team of experts in dermatology, clinical methods, biochemistry, and molecular biology, partnered to form the Alliance. Their combined knowledge resulted in a line of professional products that deliver clinically proven results in 28 days. Guaranteed.*

Prof. Mark Birch-Machin, Ph.D.

University of Newcastle, United
Specialties: Molecular Dermatology,
Molecular Aging,
Skin Cancer

Mark Birch-Machin, PhD

Mark Birch-Machin, Ph.D., is Professor of Molecular Dermatology at the Newcastle University Institute of Cellular Medicine. Prof. Birch-Machin received his undergraduate degree (with Honors) and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK. He pursued his Post-Doctoral education at the University of Oregon (USA), INSERM Paris, University of Toronto as well as Clinical Neuroscience and Biochemistry and Genetics at Newcastle University (1986-1995) where he held several academic positions in the Department of Dermatology (1996-current). During this time, he was elected Committee member and Treasurer of the British Society of Investigative Dermatology (BSID) and co-editor of Experimental Dermatology. He advanced to the position of Professor of Molecular Dermatology at Newcastle University in August 2005.

Prof. Birch-Machin’s research focuses on the cutaneous response to ultraviolet radiation and the molecular genetics of skin cancer. He also has particular interest in understanding the role of mitochondrial DNA in the treatment of psoriasis, in UV-induced oxidative stress, cancer and the relationship between oxidative stress, nutritional status and skin aging as well as the science and use of sunscreens. He has published more than 120 refereed scientific journals and books and is also a co-inventor on multiple patents arising from the commercialization of parts of this research.

Prof. Birch-Machin has been an internationally and nationally invited keynote speaker at numerous prestigious conferences and symposia. He has been Chair of several international Scientific Advisory Boards; an expert advisor for the Complaints and Investigations Board of the UK Advertising Standards Authority and is a member of the grants awarding committee for the British Skin Foundation as well as the Editorial board for Experimental Dermatology.

Prof. Birch-Machin is regularly a National Press Spokesperson on ‘Sunburnt DNA,’ DNA damage and skin cancer risk related to his role on Cancer Research UK’s Sun Smart Advisory Board. His research and quotes on sun awareness have appeared on multiple European and American TV segments, more than 100 radio programs, several online columns, over 100 national and local UK newspapers and over 60 popular magazine articles.

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