EHRS Meeting: Friday June 8, 2005


Opening of the Secretariat - Friday July 8th, 2005

08:00 - 16:30 University Hospital of Zurich

Plenary session 1 - gerontobiology of the hair follicle and hair pigmentation

08:30 - 10:30 Chair:
D Tobin, Bradford, UK
R Paus, Hamburg, Germany

Keynote lectures

08:30 - 08:50 L1 Gerontobiology of the hair follicle: A guided tour in the dark
R Paus, Hamburg, Germany
08:50 - 09:10 L2 The aging hair follicle pigmentary unit: All may not be lost
D Tobin, Bradford, UK
09:10 - 09:30 L3 The specificity of human hair pigmentation
BA Bernard, Clichy, France
09:30 - 09:50 L4 Effects of radiation on hair
F Camacho, Sevilla, Spain

Free communications

09.50 - 10.00

F1 The Aging Hair Follicle Displays Oxidative Stress Associated Melanocyte-Loss But Does Not Lose its Capacity to Grow: A Model for Tissue Specific Aging
Overall R, Handjiski B, Birch-Machin M, Spatz K, Klapp BF, Arck PC, Peters EMJ

10.00 - 10.10 F2 Assessment of Potential Regulators of Hair Follicle-Specific Pigmentation
Kauser S, Rothe H, Noser F, Tobin DJ
10.10 - 10.20 F3 Expression of Estrogen Receptors in Cutaneous Melanocytes and their Potential Role in the Regulation of Pigment-Cell Phenotype
Meskiri AN, Thornton MJ, Tobin DJ
10.20 - 10.30 F4 Human Hair Follicles Express the Genes for the Receptor for Stem Cell Factors (SCF), C-Kit, as well as Two Forms of SCF: Implications for the Control of Hair Pigmentation
Vafaee T, Picksley SM, Randall VA
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee Break
Poster Exhibition / Industrial Exhibition

Plenary session 2 - neurobiology and psychosomatics of hair

11:00 - 12:30 Chair:
U Gieler, Giessen, Germany
EMJ Peters, Berlin, Germany

Keynote lectures

11.00 - 11.20 L5 Psychosocial Aspects of Hair Loss
Gieler U, Giessen
11.20 - 11.40 L6 Neuroimmunological Hair Growth Control is Stress-Sensitive: an Old Paradigm Revisited
Peters EMJ, Berlin
11.40 - 12.00 L7 Serotoninergic and Melatoninergic Systems in the Scalp
Slominski A, Memphis

Free communications

12.00 - 12.10 F5 NGF and its Precursor PRONGF Promote P75 Neurotrophin Receptor-Mediated Human Hair Follicle Regression (Catagen)
Peters EMJ, Hansen MG, Liezman C, Overall RW,
Nakamura M, Hagen E, Klapp BF, Arck PC, Paus R
12.10 - 12.20 F6 Human Hair Follicle and Epidermal Melanocytes as a Proxy Cell Type in Neurodegeneration Research
Papageorgiou N, Carpenter E, Tobin DJ
12.20 - 12.30 F7 HALO: Evaluation of a Group Psycho-Educational Program for Women with Female Pattern Hair Loss
Biondo S, Collins F, Sinclair R

Sponsored Luncheon Symposium (with the support of Procter&Gamble) - Science of Hair Care and Ethnic Hair

12.30 - 14.00 Chair:
CL Gummer, Egham, UK
JE Gray, Oxford, UK
12.30 - 13.00 LS1 Scaling Diseases of the Scalp
Hoffmann R, Freiburg i. B.
13.00 - 13.30 LS2 Ethnic Hair
Grimalt R, Barcelona
13.30 - 14.00 LS3 Hair Care – An Essential Part of Patient Management
Gummer CL, Egham (Surrey)

Plenary session 3 - hair follicle immunology and alopecia areata

14:00 - 15:30 Chair:
AJG McDonagh, Sheffield, UK
J Shapiro, Vancouver, Canada
P Freyschmidt-Paul, Marburg, Germany

Keynote lectures

14.00 - 14.20 L8 An Update on Genetic Investigations of Alopecia Areata
McDonagh AJG, Sheffield
14.20 - 14.40 L9 What Can we Learn from Animal Models of Alopecia Areata?
McElwee K, Vancouver
14.40 - 15.00 L10 Biologicals and Alopecia Areata: What Can We Learn from them?
Hoffmann R, Freiburg i.B.

Free communications

15.00 - 15.10 F8 Diphenylcyclopropenone Treatment of Alopecia Areata Induces Apoptosis of Perifollicular Lymphocytes
Herbst V, Kissling S, Stutz N, Hoffmann R, Zöller M,
Freyschmidt-Paul P
15.10 - 15.20 F9 Guideline for Methylprednisolone Pulse Therapy of Alopecia Areata
Im M, Seo YJ, Lee JH, Park JK
15.20 - 15.30 F10 Coexistence of Diffuse Alopecia Areata with Androgenetic Alopecia. A Diagnostic Challenge
Tarajkowska-Olejnik A, Slowinska M, Zegadlo-Mylik A,
Baran A, Olszewska M, Rudnicka L
15.30 - 16.15 Coffee Break
Poster Discussion on Site: Odd numbers Industrial Exhibition

Plenary session 4 - clinical case presentations

16:15 - 17:45 Chair:
P Reygagne, Paris, France
M Soliman, Cairo, Egypt

Keynote lectures

16.15 - 16.45 L11 Rare and Tropical Dermatoses Affecting the Scalp
Soliman M, Cairo

Free communications

16.45 - 16.55 F11 Woolly Hair and Palmoplantar Keratoderma – A Case Report of a Genodermatosis Affecting Desmosomal Adhesion
Görög JP, Boudny C
16.55 - 17.05
F12 Diffuse Partial Woolly Hair
Prinz Vavricka BM, Trüeb RM
17.05 - 17.15
F13 Herbal Scarring Alopecia – A Clinico-Pathological Study of 15 Cases
Murugusundram S
17.15 - 17.25
F14 Cicatricial Alopecia after Chemotherapy / Radiotherapy
Misciali C, Tosti A, Vincenzi C, Iorizzo M, Fanti PA
17.25 - 17.35 F15 Iatrogenic Traumatic Non-Scarring Alopecia after Prolonged EEG/Videomonitoring and Prolonged Operation
Schauder S, Tergau F
17.35 - 17.45 F16 Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada-Syndrome
Barraud-Klenovsek M, Senti G, Trüeb RM

Meeting of the EHRS general assembly

17:45 - 19:30 European Hair Research Society (EHRS)

Continuing education for pharmacists (with the support of Pfizer)

17.30 - 18.00 Introduction: History of Hair Diseases and Hair Care
Trüeb RM, Zurich
18.00 - 18.30 Pharmacotherapy of Hair and Scalp Diseases
Schuster C, Zurich
18.30 - 19.00 Science of Hair Care
Prinz Vavricka BM, Zurich
Social event
19:30 - 24:00

Gala evening, Guild Hall, Zurich

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