Jaggi Rao
Pierfrancesco Morganti, PhD
Professor of Skin Pharmacology and Cosmetic Dermatology
Second University of Naples
Caserta, Italy, Europe
Phone: 390815666833
E-mail: pierfrancesco.morganti@mavicosmetics.it




Second University of Naples, Caserta, Italy, Europe


Specialist in Skin Pharmacology and Cosmetic Dermatology

Second University of Naples, Caserta, Italy, Europe



Second University of Naples, Caserta, Italy, Europe


Pierfrancesco Morganti is a Temporary Professor of Skin Pharmacology and Applied Cosmetic Dermatology in the Department of Physical and Mental Health and Preventive Medicine, Institute of Dermatology 2th University of Naples, Italy and Visiting Professor in China Medical University of Shenyang, having also an industrial experience being since 1980 CEO and R&D Manager of Nanoscience Centre of the Company MAVI sud Srl (production and dustribution of Clinicaly Correct Cosmetics), Aprilia(Lt), Italy. He received his doctoral degree from University or Rome Sapienza, Italy, with the maximum votation of 110/110, in 1960, successively being in the years Temporary professor of Applied Cosmetic Dermatology and Skin Pharmacology in University of L'Aquila, Milan, Pavia, and Rome, chairing numerous scientific seminars, and sessions being a Keynote speaker at international conferences in Europe, Russia, China and USA as recognized expert of Cosmetic Dermatology. His current research interests are focused on the development of biomaterials based on the use of chitin nanofibrils and other polymers obtained from agricultural and industrial waste by a nanotechnological biomimetic approach. Author of over 400 publications, including peer - reviewed journal papers, conference proceedings, book chapters, authored books, edited books and patents relevant to cosmetic dermatology and bionanomaterials, he is fellow of Italian Society of Pharmacology, European Academy of Dermatology, American Academy of Dermatology, Italian Society of Chemistry and Cosmetic Sciences and Co-founding and Secretary General of the International Society of Cosmetic Dermatology. Founding editor-in-chief of the Journal of Applied Cosmetology, and component of the R&D Commission of Federchimica (Italian Federation of Chemical Industries), he has been recognized as Academician by the Italian Academy of History of Medicine since the year 2000 and Italian Academy of cuisine. He has been invited lecturer in many universities in Europe, East Asia and America.


Research Interest

  • Nanotechnology
  • Natural Nanocomposite
  • Cosmetic Chemistry & Formulations


Scientific Activities:

Teaching and Experience


Temporary professor of skin pharmacology and Applied Cosmetic Chemistry, Second University of Naples, Caserta, Italy.
Visiting professor of China Medical University, Shenyang, China.


Temporary Professor of Skin Pharmacology and Applied Cosmetic Chemistry, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy


Temporary Professor of skin pharmacology, Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy

Professional Organizations
  • International Society of Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Italian Society of Pharmacology
  • European Society of Dermatology (EADV)
  • American Society of Dermatology (AAD)
  • Italian Society of Cosmetic Chemists and Science
  • Best Innovator Club
  • Academic of Italian Academy of History of Medicine



  1. Pierfrancesco Morganti, Paola Del Ciotto, Marco Stoller, Angelo Chianese: Antibacterial and Anti-inflammatory Green Nanocomposites. Chemical Engineering Transactions 03/2016; 47. DOI:10.3303/CET1647011
  2. Elena M. Ivan’kova, Irina P. Dobrovolskaya, Pavel V. Popryadukhin, Artem Kryukov, Vladimir E. Yudin, Pierfrancesco Morganti: In-situ cryo-SEM investigation of porous structure formation of chitosan sponges. Polymer Testing 03/2016; 52. DOI:10.1016/j.polymertesting.2016.03.018
  3. Pierfrancesco Morganti, Maria Luisa Nunziata, Paola Del Ciotto, Maria Cardillo: Dermocosmesi e scienza medica verso leconomia verde.
  4. P. Morganti, P. Cinelli, A. Lazzeri: La Bioplastica dagli Scarti di Lavorazione dell'olio di Oliva.
  5. Pierfrancesco Morganti: La Bioplastica dagli Scarti di Lavorazione dell'olio di Oliva.
  6. P Morganti, Hong-Duo Chen: From the circular economy to a green econo- my. Note 1. Chitin Nanofibrils as natural by-pro- ducts to manage the human and environment ecosystems. Journal of Applied Cosmetology 12/2015; 33(3 / 4).
  7. Pierfrancesco Morganti: Bionanotecnologie per un’industria più sostenbile.
  8. Pierfrancesco Morganti: Bionanotechnologies & Goods for a Greener Planet.
  9. Andrea Lazzeri, Patrizia Cinelli, Pierfrancesco Morganti: Biopolymers from waste valorization.
  10. Pierfrancesco Morganti: Bionanotechnology & Bioeconomy for a Greener Development. Journal of Applied Cosmetology 06/2015; 33(1-2).
  11. P Morganti, Hong Yuan Li: Innovation in Cosmetic and Medical Science. The role of Chitin Nanofibrils Composites. Journal of Applied Cosmetology 06/2015; 33(1-2).
  12. Ivan Kelnar, Jana Kovářová, Galina Tishchenko, Ludmila Kaprálková, Ewa Pavlová, Francesco Carezzi, Pierfrancesco Morganti: Chitosan/Chitin nanowhiskers composites: effect of plasticisers on the mechanical behaviour. Journal of Polymer Research 02/2015; 22(2). DOI:10.1007/s10965-014-0648-4
  13. Pierfrancesco Morganti: Neurocosmetic Activity of Chitin Nanofibrils.
  14. Pierfrancesco Morganti: Ricerca e Sviluppo: La Strada Maestra per una Eco-Innovazione Verde.
  15. Pierfrancesco Morganti: Green economy and bionanotechnology to transform waste materials in useful goods: Results of EU research projects.
  16. Jana Mikešová, Jindřich Hašek, Galina Tishchenko, Pierfrancesco Morganti: Rheological study of chitosan acetate solutions containing chitin nanofibrils. Carbohydrate Polymers 11/2014; 112C. DOI:10.1016/j.carbpol.2014.06.043
  17. Pierfrancesco Morganti: La Green Economy alla base di Cosmetici Innovativi.
  18. P Morganti: The Meaning of Nano Dimension Involving Cosmetics: From the Lab to an Industrial Green Process. 10/2014; 4(2). DOI:10.9734/JSRR/2015/11182
  19. Pierfrancesco Morganti: The meaning of Nanodimension involving the Cosmetic Chemist from lab to the Industrial Process.
  20. Pierfrancesco Morganti, Umberto Cornelli, Giancarlo Gazzaniga: PROBIOTICS & PREBIOTICS to save human microbiome enhancing health and well-being. Note I. Agro Food Industry Hi Tech 09/2014; 25(5).
  21. Pierfrancesco Morganti, Carezzi F, Del Ciotto P, Tishchenko G., Chianese A: A Green Multifunctional Polymer from Discarded Material: Chitin Nanofibril. British Journal of Applied Science and Technology 08/2014; 4(29). DOI:10.9734/BJAST/2014/11181
  22. Vladimir E Yudin, Irina P Dobrovolskaya, Igor M Neelov, Elena N Dresvyanina, Pavel V Popryadukhin, Elena M Ivan'kova, Vladimir Yu Elokhovskii, Igor A Kasatkin, Boris M Okrugin, Pierfrancesco Morganti: Wet spinning of fibers made of chitosan and chitin nanofibrils. 08/2014; 108(1). DOI:10.1016/j.carbpol.2014.02.090
  23. Pierfrancesco Morganti, Marco Palombo, Galina Tishchenko, Vladimir E Yudin, Fabrizio Guarneri, Maria Cardillo, Paola Del Ciotto, Francesco Carezzi, Gianluca Morganti, Giuseppe Fabrizi: Chitin-Hyaluronan Nanoparticles: A Multifunctional Carrier to Deliver Anti-Aging Active Ingredients through the Skin. 07/2014; 1(3). DOI:10.3390/cosmetics1030140
  24. P Morganti, P Del Ciotto, F Carezzi, F Guarneri, Yip Jui Yeo: Skin Lightening Efficacy of New Formulations Enhanced by Chitin Nanoparticles Delivery System. Note I. Journal of Applied Cosmetology 06/2014; 32(1/2).
  25. P Morganti, G Fabrizi, M Palombo, M Cardillo, A Cardillo, P Del Ciotto, F Carezzi, G Morganti: Activity of Chitin Nanofibrils Block-Copolymers Entrapping Zn/Al/SA/Allantoin on Seborrheic Dermatitis. A randomized double-blind placebo controlled study. Journal of Applied Cosmetology 06/2014; 32(1/2).
  26. Pierfrancesco Morganti, Paola De Ciotto: Migliorare la qualità della vita riducendo l'impatto ambientale.
  27. Pierfrancesco Morganti: 3 Proteggere l'ambiente con gli scarti marini CN.
  28. Pierfrancesco Morganti, Gianluca Morganti, Adriana Morganti: 4 Nanobiotecnologia e bioeconomia verde CN.
  29. Pierfrancesco Morganti: Biomimetic Materials Mimicking Nature at the Base of EU Projects. 01/2014; 3(4). DOI:10.9734/JSRR/2014/5645
  30. U. Cornelli, P. Morganti: Biological application of chitosans. Journal of Applied Cosmetology 01/2014; 32(1).
  31. Vladimir E. Yudin, Irina P. Dobrovolskaya, Igor M. Neelov, Elena N. Dresvyanina, Pavel V. Popryadukhin, Elena M. Ivan’kova, Vladimir Yu. Elokhovskii, Igor A. Kasatkin, Boris M. Okrugin, Pierfrancesco Morganti: Wet spinning of fibers made of chitosan and chitin nanofibrils. Carbohydrate Polymers 01/2014; 108.
  32. Pierfrancesco Morganti: Biomimetic Materials Mimicking Nature.
  33. Pierfrancesco Morganti: Saving the Environment by Nanotechnology and Waste Raw Materials: Use of Chitin Nanofibrils by EU research projects. Journal of Applied Cosmetology 12/2013; 31(3).
  34. Pierfrancesco Morganti: Innovation, nanotechnology and industrial sustainability.
  35. Pierfrancesco Morganti: To Improve Quality of Life Minimizing the Environment Impact.
  36. Pierfrancesco Morganti, Di Massimo G, Cimini C., Del Ciotto P.: Chitin nanofibril-hyaluronan block polymer characterised.
  37. Pierfrancesco Morganti, Francesco Carezzi: Nanomateriali e Biotecnologie al centro di progetti di ricerca europei.
  38. Pierfrancesco Morganti, Paola Del Ciotto: Nanotecnologie e Innovazione.
  39. Pierfrancesco Morganti, Paola Del Ciotto: Materiali Biomimetici che imitano la natura.
  40. Pierfrancesco Morganti: Industrial EU research projects performed by biomaterials CN.
  41. P. Morganti: Introductory remarks: Nanotechnology and wellbeing.
  42. Pierfrancesco Morganti, Marco Palombo, Hong-Duo Chen, Xin-Hua Gao: Medical Textiles and Nano Technology.
  43. Pierfrancesco Morganti, Marco Palombo, Giuseppe Fabrizi, Francesco Guarneri, Fabiano Svolacchia, Antonio Cardillo, Paola Del Ciotto, Francesco Carezzi, Gianluca Morganti: New Insights on Anti-Aging Activity of Chitin Nanofibril-Hyaluronan Block Copolymers Entrapping Active Ingredients: In Vitro and In Vivo Study. Journal of Applied Cosmetology 01/2013; 31((1/2)).
  44. Morganti P, Chen HD, Gao XH, Gazzaniga G, Morganti G: Natural Ingredient for advanced neurocosmetics.
  45. Morganti P, Del Ciotto P, Fabrizi G, Guarneri F, Cardillo A, Palombo M, Morganti G: Safety And Tolerability of Chitin Nanofibrils-Hyaluronic Acid Nanoparticles Entrapping Lutein. Note 1: Nanoparticles Characterization and Bioavailability.
  46. Pierfrancesco Morganti, Paolo Palombo, Marco Palombo, Giuseppe Fabrizi, Antonio Cardillo, Fabiano Svolacchia, Luis Guevara, Paolo Mezzana: A phosphatidylcholine hyaluronic acid chitin–nanofibrils complex for a fast skin remodeling and a rejuvenating look. Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology 12/2012; 5(default). DOI:10.2147/CCID.S29664
  47. P. Morganti, M. Palombo, A. Cardillo, P. Del Ciotto, G. Morganti, G. Gazzaniga: Anti-dandruff and anti-oily Efficacy of Hairformulations with a Repairing andRestructuring activity. The Positive Influenceof the Zn-Chitin Nanofibrils Complexes. Journal of Applied Cosmetology 12/2012; 30(3/4).
  48. P. Morganti: Natural wonders in China: A travel along its geographical and ethnic difference.
  49. P Morganti, G Fabrizi, P Palombo, M Palombo, F Guarneri, A Cardillo, G Morganti: New chitin complexes and their anti-aging activity from inside out. The Journal of Nutrition Health and Aging 03/2012; 16(3). DOI:10.1007/s12603-011-0358-0
  50. Morganti P, Del Ciotto P, Carezzi F, Morganti G, Chen Hong-Duo: From Waste Material a New and Safe Anti Aging Compound: A Chitin Nanofiber Complex.
  51. Morganti P, Carezzi F, Del Ciotto P: Chitin nanoparticles as innovative delivery system.
  52. P Morganti, Chen Hong-Duo: TRILLIONS OF SIGNALS FROM THE NET-ARCHITECTURE OF THE SKIN CELLS: The NICE-TMC approach for Innovative Cosmeceuticals.
  53. Pierfrancesco Morganti: Nanoparticles and Nanostructures Man-Made or Naturally Recovered: The Biomimetic Activity of Chitin Nanofibrils. Journal of Nanomaterials & Molecular Nanotechnology 01/2012; 1(2). DOI:10.4172/2324-8777.1000101




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