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AMBI Supports Skin of Color Society Research Award

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMBI® Skincare is pleased to announce the annual AMBI Research Award with The Skin of Color Society, a grant of $15,000 to promote dermatology research within the field of skin of color. By providing essential funding to this program, AMBI and the Skin of Color Society are helping to shape the future of tomorrow's clinical leaders in dermatology, expressly in this specialized field.  

The grant addresses the issues specific to skin of color where further clinical and basic research is needed. The grant will assist a young dermatologist, a resident or within five years of graduation, in furthering his or her academic career. Requirements include a strong commitment to research with a focus that can include hyperpigmentation, anti-aging, scarring/stretch-marks, photo-protection, skin dryness or acne. Financial need will be taken into consideration as well.

This annual award is made possible by a generous grant from Valeant Pharmaceuticals, makers of AMBI Skincare Products, in the amount of $15,000.  "AMBI is dedicated to delivering scientifically proven solutions that address unique skincare needs, recognizing and celebrating the strength and beauty of women of color," said Alissa Hsu Lynch of Valeant Pharmaceuticals. "This grant takes our mission a step further and supports the dermatologists in this field of inquiry."

Dr. Valerie Callender , President of the Skin of Color Society and Board Certified Dermatologist, is known for her expertise in hyperpigmentation. "AMBI's longstanding commitment to the organization and to dermatological issues primarily affecting skin of color is reflected in this generous donation," said Dr. Callender. "The program fills a void in the industry where further study in these specialized topics is crucial. We are proud to partner with a brand that is devoted to these issues and appreciate the support they've pledged."

On February 28th, the grant award recipient, Jenna O'Neill, MD, was announced at the Skin of Color Society Reception at Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, FL. Among the 60 attendees, AMBI and Valeant Pharmaceuticals representatives were on hand to honor Ms. O'Neill for her contribution to dermatological research in skin of color, specifically in characterizing the genetic basis of central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia. For more information on AMBI and Valeant Pharmaceuticals, please visit: and

About AMBI® Skincare 
AMBI® Skincare is one of the brands under Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America. AMBI, a trusted name in cleansers and moisturizers for skin of color, has a legacy of skin care designed to provide smooth, even-toned, flawless-looking skin. Introduced in 1966, the brand has been used and trusted by women with richer skin tones for decades to provide quality products that meet skin of color needs.  The AMBI® Brand is best known for its fade creams, which help fade dark spots and skin discolorations to restore flawless, natural skin tone. The brand is part of the Valeant portfolio that also includes Kinerase, AcneFree, CeraVe and more.

About Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. 
Valeant Consumer Products, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC, (NYSE/TSX: VRX) is a multinational specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of pharmaceutical products primarily in the areas of neurology, dermatology and branded generics.  More information about Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. can be found at



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