EHRS Meeting: Friday June 28, 2002


Opening of the Secretariat - Friday June 28th, 2002

07:00 - 19:00 Hotel "Le Plaza"
Poster exhibit installation
07:00 - 08:00 Installation of poster exhibit in Versailles and Memling rooms

Concurrent workshop breakfast sessions in Theatre, Versailles and Memling rooms

08:00 - 09:30 WS#1: Alopecia areata
Chairperson: Rolf Hoffmann
Co-chair and WS reporters: Andrew McDonagh, Kevin McElwee
WS#2: Hair follicle development
Chairperson: Valerie Randall
Co-chair and WS reporters: Colin Jahoda, Michael Philpott
WS#3: Hair follicle targeting
Chairperson: Ramon Grimalt
Co-chair and WS reporters: Ulrike Blume-Peytavi, Robert Hoffman
Plenary session
Chairpersons: Valerie Randall
Bianca Maria Piraccini
9:30 - 9:50

Towards the identification of a gene for the scalp-limited form of hypotrichosis simplex (HSS)
R.C. Betz1, Y-A. Lee2, A. Bygum3, F. Brandrup3, J. Toribio4, A. Reis2, P. Propping1, S. Cichon1, M.M. Nothen1 (1Institute of Human Genetics, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; 2Gene Mapping Center, MDC, Berlin, Germany; 3Dept of Dermatology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark; 4Dept of Dermatology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain) O#11

9:50 - 10:10

Screening of dermal papilla specific genes using cDNA microarray
Moonkyu Kim, So-Young Cha, Sang-Uk Im, Jung-Chul Kim (Hair Research Center, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Korea) O#12

10:10 - 10:30

Microarray analysis of human, rat, and mouse dermal papilla and connective tissue sheath cells reveals multiple factors with potential for hair follicle growth regulation
Kevin J. McElwee1, Christian Maercker2, Rolf Hoffmann1 (1Dept of Dermatology, Philipp University, Marburg, Germany; 2German Resource Center for Genome Research at the German Cancer Research Center (molecular genome analysis), Heidelberg, Germany) O#13

10:30 - 10:50

The MHC in Alopecia Areata : Novel Association with non-HLA Gene Notch 4
A.J.G. McDonagh, M.J. Cork, A.G. Messenger, D.J. Gawkrodger, A.G. Wilson, R. Tazi-Ahnini (Dept of Dermatology & Div. of Genomic Medicine, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK) O#14

10:50 - 11:30 Coffee break and informal visit of posters
Poster visit
11:30 - 12:30 Formal poster visit (odd numbers) with authors in attendance in the Memling and Versailles rooms
12:30 - 13:00 Walking dinner
Pharmacia sponsored symposium - Minoxidil: a hair growth promotor
Chairpersons: Jan Rundegren
Antonella Tosti
13:00 - 13:20

Minoxidil - how does it work?
Andrew Messenger (Dept of Dermatology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK) O#15

13:20 - 13:40

Treatment of female hair loss
Maria Hordinsky (Dept of Dermatology, University of Minnesota Academic Health Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA) O#16

13:40 - 14:00

Hypertrichosis in females applying minoxidil topical solution and in normal controls
Rodney P.R. Dawber1, Jan Rundegren2 (1Churchill Hospital, Oxford,UK and 2Pharmacia, Helsingborg, Sweden) O#17

14:30 - 15:00 Coffee break
Plenary session
Chairpersons: Malcolm Hodgins
Maria Hordinsky
15:00 - 15:20

DSC-1 expression in human anagen hair follicle: an ultrastructural study
Elena Donetti, Elena Boschini, Silvia Selleri, Cristiano Rumio, Paolo Castano, Anna Marcucci, Isabella Barajon (Dept of Human Anatomy, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy) O#18

15:20 - 15:40

Brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is expressed in human hair follicles and induces hair follicle regression (catagen)
Eva M. J. Peters1, Marit G. Hansen2, Rupert W. Overall2, Moto Nakamura2, Petra Arck1, Burghard F. Klapp1, Paolo Pertile2 and Ralf Paus2 (1Dept of Internal Medicin/Psychosomatics, Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin and 2Dept of Dermatology, University Hospital-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany) O#19

15:40 - 16:00

b-Endorphin and the regulation of human epidermal and hair follicle melanocytes
S. Kauser, K.U. Schallreuter, A.J. Thody, C. Gummer1, D.J. Tobin (Dept of Biomedical Sciences, University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England and 1Procter & Gamble Ltd., Surrey, England) O#20

16:00 - 16:20

Stress-induced advanced catagen progression and increased homing of inflammatory cells into the vicinity of murine hair follicles is reduced by topical minoxidil
Petra Arck, Bori Handjiski, Eva M.J. Peters, Evelin Hagen, Burghard Klapp and Ralf Paus1 (Dept of Internal Medicine, Humboldt University, Berlin and 1Dept of Dermatology, University of Hamburg, Germany) O#21

16:20 - 17:00 Coffee break
Plenary session
Chairpersons: Rolf Hoffmann
David Whiting
17:00 - 17:20

Follicular mycosis fungoides resembling alopecia areata
Antonella Tosti, Bianca Maria Piraccini, Matilde Lorizzo, Cosimo Misciali, Lorenzo Cerroni1 (Dept of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy and 1Dept of Dermatology, University of Graz, Austria) O#22

17:20 - 17:40

Hair follicles of anterior scalp are more vulnerable than posterior scalp in telogen effluvium
Chull-Wan Ihm, Seong-Sin Hong (Chonbuk University Hospital, Chonju, South Korea) O#23

17:40 - 18:00

Comparative efficacy of oral finasteride and topical 2% minoxidil in male pattern baldness
Hugh Rushton (School of Pharmacy, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK) O#24

Poster discussion
Chairpersons: Ulrike Blume-Peytavi
Andrew Messenger
Bianca Maria Piraccini
18:00 - 18:30 Selected Posters (odd numbers) - round table discussion
General Assembly of the EHRS
18:30 - 19:30
Social event
19.30 Departure from Hotel "Le Plaza"
19:30 - 22:30

"Halles Saint - Gйry" - Social event - Dress code : informal (walking distance 15 min with guides)

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