"Of the numerous products on the market, few have robust controlled scientific data to support claims of clinical improvement," continued Rheins. "Our goal is to create a line of skin, hair and nail care products that are not only sensorially appealing to consumers, but are based on the proven results of controlled clinical studies. I am excited to announce the creation of Histogen Aesthetics, and look forward to the launch of our first skin care products for the physician-dispensed medical aesthetics arena."
Dr. Rheins joins Histogen Aesthetics from the cosmetic/personal care industry, and brings a rich, varied background in research dermatology, tissue engineering and contract research clinical services. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Science and Technology at Floratech International, a raw material supplier of botanical-derived ingredients for the cosmetic and personal care industries. Prior to this, Dr. Rheins founded DermTech International; a biotechnology company focused on dermatologic, "point of care" diagnostics, and was co-inventor of the Company's proprietary Epidermal Genetic Information Retrieval (EGIR) technology.
Dr. Rheins was also previously Executive Director at Advanced Tissue Sciences, a tissue engineering company focused on the growth of human skin and other tissues. He served as Director of pre-clinical/clinical CRO services at Hill Top Research, and Divisional Toxicologist and Skin Laboratory Manager with Procter & Gamble. Prior to his industry career, Dr. Rheins served as Assistant Professor of Dermatology, at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine. Dr. Rheins holds several patents, and ha
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