Jürgen Lademann is an internationally renowned scientist researching at the interface between dermatology, pharmacology and biophysics. Since 1996 the physicist has been in charge of the Center of Experimental and Applied Cutaneous Physiology at the Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology of the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin. In 2001 he was appointed professor of dermatology.
His research topics include penetration pathways of topically applied substances, hair follicles as penetration, pathway and reservoir of drugs, nanoparticles, optical measuring methods, antioxidant measurements, low-temperature plasma. Jürgen Lademann is member of numerous committees and editorial boards of various journals, such as Skin Pharmacology and Physiology. From 2003 through 2008 he was President of the International Society of Skin Pharmacology and Physiology. In 2008, he joined the Cosmetics Committee of the Federal Institute of Risk Assessment (Germany), was appointed expert for risk assessment of nanoparticles in cosmetic products with ECETOC AISBL, of Brussels, and reviewer for various research programs of the European Union. In 2010 he was appointed member of the Light Engineering Standardization Committee, Section “Radiology”, with the German Institute for Standardization (DIN – Deutsches Institut für Normung e. V.). In August, 2011 he chaired the Gordon Conference "Barrier Function of Mammalian Skin" in the United States. In 2012 he was admitted member of the Berlin-based scientific society Leibniz Sozietät der Wissenschaften. In 2014, he joined the Berlin Dermatological Society (Berliner Dermatologische Gesellschaft e.V.).