P&G Beauty Science
Specialties: Cancer Immunology,
Skin and Respiratory Allergy,
DermatotoxicologyP&G Beauty Science
Mike Robinson, PhD
Dr. Mike Robinson is a Principal Scientist at P&G Beauty in the Global Biotechnology Division. Dr. Robinson provides expertise in the field of immunology to further the understanding of the process of skin aging. His broad P&G research experience has also focused on experimental and clinical skin sensitization, irritation, and inflammation, respiratory allergy, asthma and drug discovery, in vitro alternative methods, and dermatotoxicology risk assessment. His earlier research experience was in the area of experimental and clinical cancer immunology.
Dr. Robinson is a past member of the Society of Toxicology the Society of Investigative Dermatology, the American Society for Cancer Research, and the American Association of Immunologists. He has served on numerous scientific committees, including positions with the Soap and Detergent Association Animal Alternatives Task Force and the European Cosmetics Trade Association (Colipa) Skin Tolerance Task Force. Dr. Robinson is an accomplished research scientist and has published more than 130 original articles, book chapters, and abstracts on topics ranging from in vitro methods for assessment of skin sensitization and irritation, to racial and other factors in skin sensitivity and susceptibility to skin irritation, to a noninvasive skin biomarker sampling technique for dermatitis, dandruff, rosacea, and other skin conditions. These have appeared in journals such as the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, Food and Chemical Toxicology, Skin Research and Technology, and Contact Dermatitis, in addition to books such as Textbook of Aging Skin, Sensitive Skin Syndrome, Ethnic Skin and Hair, and Handbook of Cosmetic Science and Technology.
Dr. Robinson completed his undergraduate and Masters studies at the University of Notre Dame and received his Ph.D. in Microbiology from the Roswell Park Memorial Institute Division of the State University of New York at Buffalo. After receiving his Ph.D., Dr. Robinson spent six years as a postdoctoral and NIH fellow at Thomas Jefferson and Hahnemann Universities in Philadelphia and as a Staff Immunologist at the Department of Immunochemistry Research at Evanston Hospital in Illinois. Dr. Robinson has been with P&G for more than 25 years.