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Name  Sheldon Pinnell

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Died  July 4, 2013, Durham, North Carolina, United States
Education  Yale University, Duke University

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Sheldon Pinnell (d. 4 July 2013) was an American dermatologist who served as the J. Lamar Callaway Professor of Dermatology at Duke University. His research involves sun protection, photoaging, collagen chemistry, and topical percutaneous absorption of antioxidants. In 2013, he was made an honorary member of the Society of Investigative Dermatology.



Pinnell earned his BA degree in chemistry from Duke University and his MD degree from Yale University. He conducted a residency at the University of Minnesota Medical School and dermatology residencies at Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital.


  • Method for the Prevention of Scars with Enzymes - Issue date: Jun 18, 1985. Patent number: 4524065
  • Stable ascorbic acid compositions - Issue date: Aug 18, 1992. Patent number: 5140043
  • Minoxidil Analogs as Inhibitors of Cell Proliferation and Lysyl Hydroxylase - Issue date: Jul 12, 1994. Patent number: 5328913
  • Method of Inhibiting Fibrosis - Issue date: Dec 20, 1994. Patent number: 5374660
  • Use of milk thistle extract in skin care compositions - Issue date: Feb 25, 2003. Patent number: 6524599
  • Methods for treating fungal infections - Filing date: Aug 14, 2003 U.S. Classification 514723000; 424061000
  • Topical composition comprising olive leaf extract - Issue date: Jun 1, 2004. Patent number: 6743449
  • Skin-care composition - Issue date; Jan 9, 2007. International Classification A61K007/06; A61K035/78
  • Stabilized ascorbic acid compositions and methods - Issue date: Feb 20, 2007. Patent number: 7179841
  • PATENT PENDING: Anti-aging composition containing phloretin - Filing date: Mar 20, 2007. U.S. Classification: 514/456; 514/458; 514/474; 514/569; 514/733; 514/725
  • References

    Sheldon Pinnell Wikipedia