EHRS Meeting: Saturday July 1, 2006


Opening of the Secretariat - Friday July 1st, 2006

08:00 - 16:30 Imperial College London

Workshop course 1

08:30 - 10:00

Neuroendocrinology of the hair follicle

Tobin D
Peters E

Workshop course 2

08:30 - 10:00

Scalp health

Westgate G
Gummer C

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break
Industrial exhibition

Workshop course 3

10:30 - 12:00

Hair follicle and epidermis interaction

Jahoda C

Workshop course 4

10:30 - 12:00

Chemotherapy alopecia

Blume-Peytavi U
Botchkarev V

Keynote lecture

12.05 - 12.50 2nd to 4th digit ratio: a correlate of prenatal testosterone and sex dependent traits.
Manning J
Lunch break
12:50 - 13:20 Lunch

Workshop course 5

13:20 - 14:30

Genetic hair disease

Zlotogorski A

Sponsored Symposium (with the support of Proctor & Gamble)

13.20 - 14.30

Recent advances in the management of hair and scalp disorders

Gray J

Plenary session 5

14:30 - 16:00 Chair:
KJ McElwee, Vancouver, Canada
Tazi-Ahnini, Sheffield, UK
14.30 - 14.45 Detection of functionally active melanocortin receptors and evidence for an immunoregulatory activity of alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone in human dermal papilla cells.
Markus Boehm
14.45 - 15.00 Functional evidence supporting the use of human scalp melanocytes in neurodegeneration research: cytotoxicity of amyloid beta peptides and interactions between amyloid precursor protein and the adaptor protein Fe65.
Nikolaos Papageorgiou, Elizabeth Carpenter, Desmond Tobin
15.00 - 15.15 Proopiomelanocortin (POMC)-derived peptides and corticotrophin-releasing hormone (CRH) influence the behaviour of human scalp follicular and dermal fibroblasts by modulating cell proliferation and Transforming Growth Factor-beta (TGFβ)-associated collagen.
Shahidul Huq, David Sharpe, Richard Karoo, Susan Stevenson, Shola Adekunle, Kamil Asaad, Desmond Tobin
15.15 - 15.30 Genetic analysis of autoimmune regulator (AIRE) haplotypes in alopecia areata.
David Wengraf, Thomas Lovewell, Mike Cork, Andrew Messenger, Andrew McDonagh, Rachid Tazi-Ahnini
15.30 - 15.45 The impact of a CD44 blockade on leukocyte migration in a skin-associated autoimmune disease treated by a contact allergen.
Pia Freyschmidt-Paul, Zцller Margot, Pooja Gupta, Mario Vitacolonna, Susanne Hummel
15.45 - 16.00 Two stage model for induction of autoimmunity: SEB synergises with interferon-gamma to induce alopecia areata.
Amos Gilhar, Gil Kaufman, Badia Aassi, Richard Kalish

Closing ceremony

16:00 - 16:20 Closing remarks and prizes
Messenger AG

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