EHRS Meeting: Friday June 27, 2003


Opening of the Secretariat - Friday June 27th, 2003

07:00 - 19:00 Hotel "Majestic"

Concurrent workshop session: The human hair follicle

08:00 - 10:15 Chairperson: U. Blume-Peytavi
Co-chairperson: KJ McElwee
08:30 - 08:50 Follicular targeting
U. Blume-Peytavi
08:50 - 09:05 Finnegan and defolliculated, two mutations on mouse chromosome 11 with identical phenotypes affecting the hair cycle, hair follicle and sebaceous gland differentiation
R. Porter
09:05 - 09:20 Cultured peri-bulbar dermal sheath and dermal papilla cells induce new hair follicles from mouse epidermis and modify the hair growth and cycling properties of hair follicles present through natural embryogenesis
KJ McElwee 
09:20 - 09:35 Macrophages stimulating protein is a potent promoter of anagen stage hair follicles in vitro and in vivo
KJ McElwee 
09:35 - 09:50 Estrogen receptors and estrogen effects in the dermal papilla of human hair follicles
MJ Thornton 
09:50 - 10:05 Estrogen receptors alpha & beta are expressed by human epidermal and hair follicle melanocytes in Situ and in vitro
DJ Tobin

Concurrent workshop session: Hair pigmentation and neuropeptides

08:00 - 10:15 Chairperson: C. Jahoda
Co-chairperson: DJ Tobin
08:30 - 08:50 Epithelial-mesenchymal interactions in follicle development and adult growth
C. Jahoda
08:50 - 09:10 Molecular mechanisms controlling the melanocyte fate during hair follicle development and cycling
N. Botchkareva
09:10 - 09:30 Regulation of human hair follicle pigmentation
DJ Tobin
09:30 - 09:35 Hair growth modulation by neuropeptides
E. Peters
09:50 - 10:05 Analytical determination of melanin in human hair
M. Zoccola
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee break and informal visit of posters

Plenary session: Alopecia areata

10:45 - 13:00 Chairperson: J. Shapiro 
Co-chair: AJG McDonagh 
10:45 - 11:05

Management of alopecia areata: a clinicianґs view
R. Happle

11:05 - 11:25

Therapeutic trials in alopecia areata in of C3H/HEJ mice
P. Freyschmidt-Paul

11:25 - 11:45

Old wine in new bottles: reviving old therapies for alopecia areata
J. Shapiro

11:45 - 12:00

The age at onset of alopecia areata
AJG McDonagh 

12:00 - 12:15 Application of a cDNA library to detect target autoantigens in an alopecia areata mouse model (C3H/HeJ)
L. Mooney
12:15 - 12:30 Alopecia areata of children in Korea (1991-2002)
 BI Ro
12:30 - 12:45 The efficacy of ebastine, a second-generation antihistamine,  in the treatment of  alopecia areata
Y. Yoshizawa
12:45 - 13:00 Addendum: National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF) (no abstract)
EA Olsen
Lunch (sponsored by Pfizer)
13:00 - 14:30

Pfizer sponsored symposium: Minoxidil 2003 - where are we now

14:30 - Chaiperson: U. Blume-Peytavi
14:30 - 14:50

Panel review of global photographs as a potential primary endpoint in clinical trials of 5% topical minoxidil in pattern hair loss
EA Olsen 

14:50 - 15:10

Non-conventional uses of minoxidil topical solution for alopecia
J. Shapiro 

15:10 - 15:30

Incidence of androgenetic alopecia and post-marketing results with topical minoxidil 5% in French dermatologists patient population
P. Reygagne

Plenary session: Androgenetic alopecia

15:30 - 17:20 Chairperson: D. Whiting
Co-chairperson: A. Messenger
15:30 - 15:50

Current understanding of androgenetic alopecia
A. Messenger

15:50 - 16:10

Female androgenetic alopecia
R. Sinclair

16:10 - 16:30

Androgenetic alopecia in biopsies
D. Whiting

16:30 - 16:50 What is new in androgenetic alopecia
A. Tosti
16:50 - 17:05 Hair diameter diversity and peripilar signs are clinical signs associated with androgenetic alopecia
O. de Lacharriиre 
17.05 - 17:20 Interest of hair diameter diversity and peripilar signs during the follow-up of androgenetic alopecia in routine clinical practice
P. Reygagne
17:20 - 18:00 Coffee break
Poster visit
17:20 - 18:00 Formal poster visit (odd numbers) with authors in attendance

Concurrent session: Free communications

08:00 - 10:15 Chairperson: F. Camacho
Co-chairperson: P. Freyschmidt-Paul
18:00 - 18:10 The inhibition of human hair growth by estrogen in vitro
LD Nelson, AG Messenger, R. Karoo, MJ Thornton 
18:10 - 18:20 The distribution of the cystine-rich proteins in African hair compared to other races, trichothiodystrophy and trichorhexis nodosa: an electron microscopy study
NP Khumalo, RPR Dawber ,  DJP Ferguson
18:20 - 18:30 Mutations in the epidermal lipoxugenale genes cause autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis impact on congenital ichthyosis hair?
KM Eckl, F. Andrй, W. Kьster, E. Seemanovб, HC  Hennies 
18:30 - 18:40 SOX9, a homebox gene is suppressed in developing skin and bone tissues of the red deer (Cervus elaphus) antler
NJ Croft,  VA Randall 
18:40 - 18:50 Polymorphism and some adaptive features of mammal hair fine structure
OF Chernova 
18:50 - 19:00 A trichologist's view of direct immunofluorescence in pemphigus
RM Trьeb,  L. Schaerer

Concurrent workshop session: Hair restoration

18:00 - 19:00 Chairperson: A. Camps (no abstract)
Co-chairperson: P. Bouhanna
18:00 - 18:20 General procedure in hair restoration (no abstract)
A. Camps
18:20 -18:40 Multiple indications of body hair micrografts (no abstract)
P. Bouhanna
18:40 - 19:00 Hair transplant in scarring alopecia (no abstract)
A. Ginzburg
Social event
21:00 - 23:00

Dinner - Dress code : informal (walking distance 15 min)

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