EHRS Meeting: Posters I June 29- July 1, 2006


Poster sessions
1.      Effect of thioredoxin reductase 1 on glucocorticoid receptor activity in human outer root sheath cells.
Chang Deok Kim, Kyung Ho Kim, Sunhyae Jang, Dae-Kyoung Choi, Myung Im, Young-Joon Seo, Jeung-Hoon Lee, Jang-Kyu Park, Department of Dermatology, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea.

2.      T-flavanone suppresses BMP-4 production in dermal papilla cells.
Shigeru Moriwaki, Azumi Nagasawa, Michiyo Sasajima, Noriko Itou, Akira Hachiya, Takashi Kitahara,  Kao Corporation Biological Science Laboratories, Japan.

3.      Induction of versican by ascorbic acid 2-phosphate in dermal papilla cells.
Moon-Kyu Kim, Soon-Re Kim, Jung-Chul Kim, Young-Kwan Sung,  Department of Immunology, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea.
4.      Initial characterisation of a new model of dermal papilla cell culture.
Claire Higgins (1), Gavin Richardson (1), Gill Westgate (2), Martin Green (3), Desmond Tobin (4) Colin Jahoda (1), 1. Department of Biological Sciences, Durham University. 2. Westgate Consultancy, Stevington, Bedfordshire. 3. Unilever R&D Colworth, Sharnbrook, Bedford. 4. School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford.
5.      Role of reactive oxygen species (ROS) on androgen-inducible TGF-beta1 regulation of dermal papilla cells.
Hyeon Gyeong Yoo, Yong Jung Kang, Se Rah Lee, Hyun Keol Pyo, Oh Sang Kwon, Kyu Han Kim, Hee Chul Eun, Kwang Hyun Cho,  Department of Dermatology, Seoul National University, College of Medicine, Laboratory of Cutaneous Aging and Hair Research, Clinical Research Institute, Seoul National University Hospital and Institute of Dermatological Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
6.      Study of cell senescence in cultured primary balding and non-balding dermal papilla cells.
Adiam W Bahta, Dermatology (QMUL), London, UK.
7.      Immortalisation and characterisation of balding and non-balding dermal papilla cell lines and their response to oxidative stress.
Adiam W Bahta, Dermatology (QMUL), London, UK.
8.      Human follicular dermal papilla/sheath express the genes for both soluble and membrane-bound stem cell factor (SCF), while the matrix expresses, c-kit, its receptor: implications for the control of hair pigmentation.
Tayyebeh Vafaee, Isobel De Oliveira, Stephen Picksley, Val Randall, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, University of Bradford, UK.
9.      Hair growth modulatory properties of IL-6 cytokine family members.
Kevin McElwee(1), Mei Yu(1), Vivian Lu(1), Blanche Lo(1), Jerry Shapiro(1), Pia Freyschmidt-Paul(2), Sabine Kissling(2), Rolf Hoffmann(3). 1. Dept. Dermatology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; 2. Dept. Dermatology, Philipp University, Marburg, Germany, 3.Dermaticum, Freiburg, Germany.
10.    Effect of substance P on the mesenchymal - epithelial interaction.
Long Quan Pi(1), Seok Yong Ahn(1), Ja Woong Goo(1), Soo Young Jeon(1), Tak Heon Oh(1), Sungjoo Hwang(2), Won-Soo Lee(1), 1.Department of Dermatology and Institute of Hair and Cosmetic Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, 2.Dr Hwang's Hair Clinic, Seoul, Korea.
11.    Determining the molecular and cellular basis of hair follicle induction.
Gavin Richardson, Durham University, Durham, UK.
12.    A model for hair morphogenesis.
Jizeng Qiao, Erica Philips, Jeff Teumer, Intercytex Ltd., Woburn, MA, USA.
13.    Induction of synapse associated protein 102 (SAP102) expression in cyclosporin A-stimulated hair growth.
Jang-Kyu Park, Chang Deok Kim, Myung Im, Young-Joon Seo, Young-Joon Seo,   Department of Dermatology, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea.
14.    Topical administration of cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12) showed suppression of potassium channel inhibitor (tolbutamide) and induction of murine hair anagen phase & synergistic effect with minoxidil. 
Nok-Hyun Park, Skin Research Team, Amore Pacific Corporation R&D Center, South Korea.
15.    Towards the development of a simplified long-term organ-culture method for human scalp skin under serum-free conditions.
Zhongfa Lu(1), Ralf Paus(2), Klinik Dr. Koslowski(3),1.Department of Dermatology, 2nd Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.2. Dept. of Dermatology, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, University of Luebeck, Luebeck Germany. 3. Munich, Germany.
16.    Age-associated alterations in human scalp hair follicle melanocytes –an in vitro study.
Sobia Kauser(1), Gillian Westgate(2), Martin Green (3)1.Medical Biosciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK. 2.Westgate Consultancy, Stevington, Bedfordshire, UK. 3.Unilever R&D Colworth, Sharnbrook, Bedford, UK.
17.    Variable proliferative and melanogenic effects of oestradiol and selective oestrogen receptor agonists in human hair follicle melanocytes and melanoma in vitro.
Aisha Meskiri, M Julie Thornton, Sobia Kauser, Desmond Tobin Medical Biosciences Research Group, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK.
18.    Origins and importance of 18 methyl eicosanoic acid (18MEA) in human hair.
Louise Albiston(2), Maf Davis(1), Preyesh Parmar(1), Godfrey Harrap(2), Steven Goff(1), Gill Westgate(3)   1.Unilever R&D Colworth, Sharnbrook, Bedford,. 2 Unilever R&D Port Sunlight, Bebington, Wirral, 3 Westgate Consultancy, Stevington, Bedfordshire, UK.
19.    Characterisation of liver X receptors within the pilo-sebaceous unit.
Louise Russell, Wesley Harrison, C Zouboulis, Jacky Burrin(1) Michael Philpott, Centre for Cutaneous Research, London, UK, 1.Department of Endocrinology, WHI, UK.
20.    Severe alopecia areata is associated with a functional polymorphism in the PTPN22 gene.
Helen Kemp(1), Andrew McDonagh(2), David Wengraf(3), Andrew Messenger(2), David Gawkrodger(2), Michael Cork(3), Rachid Tazi-Ahnini(3),  1.Division of Clinical Sciences, University of Sheffield, 2. Dept of Dermatology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, 3. Division of Molecular & Genetic Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.

21.    Phenotypic and molecular characterisation of the depilated (Dep) hairloss mutation.
Angela Waishan Lee (1), Ian Smyth (2), Rebecca Porter (3), Ian Jackson (1), Yoichi Gondo(4), Lisa Mckie(1),(1)MRC Human Genetics Unit, Edinburgh, UK (2)Keratinocyte Laboratory, CRUK London Research Institute, London, UK (3)Department of Dermatology, University of Cardiff, UK (4)Functional Genomics Research, RIKEN GSC, Kanagawa, Japan.

22.    A study on the effect of genetic variants of the autoimmune regulator (AIRE) promoter, on AIRE activity and downstream AIRE-regulated genes.
Thomas Lovewell(1), Mike Cork(1&2), David Wengraf(1), Andrew Messenger(2), Andrew McDonagh(2), Rachid Tazi-Ahnini(1&2). 1.Division of Genomic Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2RX, 2.Dermatology Immunogenetics Group, University of Sheffield, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK.
23.    Comparison of mRNA expression in hair follicles of hairless with normal rats.
Satoru Tani, Pharmacology, Josai University, Japan.
24.    Human hair follicles express genes for all components of potassium channels, enabling direct responses to minoxidil and other types of potassium channel regulators.
Katie Shorter, Steve M Picksley, Val A Randall. Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK.
25.    Novel compound heterozygous nonsense mutations in the hairless gene causing atrichia with papular lesions.
Ghalia Ashoor(1), Robert Greenstein (2), HaMut Lam(3), Amalia Martinez-Mir(3), Abraham Zlotogorski(4), Angela Christiano(5). 1.St John's Institute of Dermatology, The Guy's, King's College and St Thomas Medical School, London, UK, 2.Division of Human Genetics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Connecticut, USA, 3.Department of Dermatology, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA,  4.Department of Dermatology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel,  5.Department of Genetics and Development, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA.
26.    Experiences of persons with alopecia areata.
Susan McHale,(1) Nigel Hunt,(2) Neil Coulson,(2) 1.Department of Psychology, Hallam University, Sheffield, 2.IWHO, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.
27.    The Lucy’s Pelt. When men became hairless and how he managed to survive.
Alfredo Rebora, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy.
28.    Ethnic characteristics of the eyelashes: comparative analysis in Asian and Caucasian females.
Oh Sang Kwon(1), Jung Im Na1,Beom Jun Kim1, Won Seok Park2, Jun Kyu Oh3, Kwang Hyun Cho1, Hee Chul Eun1, Kyu Han Kim1. 1.Department of Dermatology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, 2.Skin Research Institute, AmorePacific R&D Center, Gyeonggi-do, 3.Rich Hair Clinic, Seoul, South Korea.
29.    The morphology of scalp whorls and anterior hairlines in Koreans.
JaeHak Yoo, ChangSik Kim, TaeHo Park, Department of Dermatology, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Korea.

30.    Scleroderma en coup de Sabre with secondary pseudo-cicatricial alopecia and partial loss of eyebrow and eyelashes.
Andreas Finner, Jerry Shapiro,  Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

31.    The new classification of androgenetic alopecia.
Won-Soo Lee1, Byung In Ro2, Seung Phil Hong1, The Korean Hair Research Society Group3,  1.Department of Dermatology and Institute of Hair and Cosmetic Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea. 2.Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea. 3.Thirteen Dermatologic Centers, Korea.
32.    The efficacy of 5% minoxidil versus combined topical agent of 5% minoxidil and 0.01% tretinoin on male pattern hair loss: a randomised comparative clinical trial.
Hyo-Seung Shin, Department of Dermatology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
33.    Eyebrow transplantation in a case of keratosis pilaris atrophicans.
Nilofer Farjo, Bessam Farjo, Farjo Medical Centre, Manchester, UK.
34.    308-nm excimer laser treatment of lichen planopilaris of the scalp.
Bettina Prinz Vavricka, Susanne Haug, Ioannis Eliades, Ralph Trьeb,  Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland.
35.    Marginal fibrosing alopecia, fibrosing alopecia in a pattern distribution and central scarring alopecia: one new and two known variants of circumscribed lichen planopilaris.
Andreas Finner, Jerry Shapiro, Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
36.    Clinical studies in hair transplantation using digital imaging.
Andreas Finner(1), Kevin McElwee(1), David Zloty(1), Rolf Hoffmann(2), Jerry Shapiro(1) 1.Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2.Dermaticum, Freiburg, Germany.
37.    An evaluation of hair dermatoscopy in assessment of hair shaft abnormalities.
Marc Wallace, David de Berker, Bristol Dermatology Department, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK
38. Combined systemic therapy with cyclosporine and methyl-prednisolone in patients with extensive alopecia areata.
Chang-Hun Huh, SW Min, CW Choi, , BJ Kim(1), SW Youn, KC Park. Dermatology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital 1.Dong-Guk University International Hospital, Gyeonggi-do, Korea.

39.    Trichoadenoma of Nikolowsky.
Felipe Mardones, A. Cardemil, H.Fuenzalida, N. Navarrete, F. Schrцeder Dermatology Department, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile.

40.    The role of iron and lysine in women with increased hair shedding and low serum ferritin: a randomised controlled trial.
Pattie Birch, Andrew Messenger, Hugh Rushton(1), Department of Dermatology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield,  (1)School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, Portsmouth, UK.
41.    Hair restoration and anti-gray hair effects by topical roxithromycin.
Taisuke Ito, Natsuho Ito, Naohiro Seo, Hiroaki Yagi, Hideo Hashizume, Masahiro Takigawa Dermatology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan.
42.    Hair loss of type telogen effluvium and androgenetic alopecia in women is not correlated to zinc levels in the serum.
Raziel Lurie(1), Uri Ron(2), Michael David(3), Emelia Hodak(3) 1.Maccabi Healthcare Services; Pediatric Dermatology Hair Clinic, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel, 2. Department of Biochemistry, The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, 3.Department of Dermatology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
43.    Assessment of safety and efficacy of topical photodynamic therapy using 20% 5-ALA on excessive hair.
Jibu Varghese, Alex Anstey, S Varma, N Nicolau, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK.
44.    Evaluation of hair transplantation into various recipient sites: lower leg, nape of the neck, palm hand dorsum, lower back and wrist.
Sungjoo Tommy Hwang, Dr. Hwang's Hair Clinic, Seoul, Korea.
45.    Improvement of hair properties by treatment with hydrophobic recognition domains.
Carla Joana Silva, Andreia Vasconcelos, Artur Cavaco-Paulo, Department of Textile Engineering, Minho University, Guimarгes, Portugal.
46.    Ultraviolet light induced hair shaft damage after hair dyeing.
Soo Young Jeon, Long Quan Pi, Won-Soo Lee, Department of Dermatology and Institute of Hair and Cosmetic Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea.
47.    Extrinsic hair shaft damage and restoration: implications for integral hair lipid, hair soluble protein and hair water content.
Won-Soo Lee(1), Soo Young Jeon(1), Younduk Kim(2), Long Quan Pi, Ki Mu Lee(2), In Shik Cho(2), 1. Department of Dermatology and Institute of Hair and Cosmetic Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea, 2. Central Research Laboratory, Aekyung Co., Ltd. Daejeon, Korea.
48.    Comparison of microscopic images of human and mammalian hair shafts using hard X-ray microscopy.
Seung Phil Hong, Soo Young Jeon, Tak Heon Oh, Jawoong Goo, Seok Yong Ahn, Hwa Shik Yoon(1), Won-Soo Lee,   Department of Dermatology and Institute of Hair and Cosmetic Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea, 1. Pohang Accelerator Laboratory, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Korea.
49.    Effects of eucalyptus extract on hair propertiesand their molecular mechanisms.
Hiroyuki Taguchi, Sachie Ueda, Chie Ogawa, Hiroshi Yoshida, Shigeru Moriwaki, Takashi Kitahara, Biological Science Laboratories, KAO Corporation, 2606 Akabane Ichikai Haga Tochigi 321-3497, Japan.
50.    Quantitative analysis of the characteristics between normal controls and androgenetic alopecia in Koreans using the computerized hand-held phototrichogram system.
Chang Hun Huh(1), Beom Joon Kim(2), Ji Young Kim(3), Sang Woong Youn(1), Kyoung Chan Park(1), Byung In Ro(3) , 1. Departments of Dermatology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Bundang, Gyeonggido, 2. Dongguk University International Hospital, Ilsan, Gyeonggido, and 3. College of Medicine, Chung Ang University, Seoul, Korea.

51.    Caffeine counteracts the growth inhibitory effect of testosterone in ex vivo human hair follicles from male patients with AGA.
T.W. Fischer(1&2), U.C. Hipler(1), P. Elsner(1) 1.Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena, Germany 2.Department of Dermatology and Venerology, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, University of Lьbeck, Lьbeck, Germany.


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