EHRS Meeting: Saturday June 29, 2002


Opening of the Secretariat - Saturday June 29th, 2002

08:00 - 16:30 Hotel "Le Plaza"

Concurrent workshop breakfast sessions in Theatre, Versailles and Memling rooms

08:30 - 10:00 WS#4: Genetics and hair growth
Chairperson: Rudolf Happle
Co-chair and WS reporters: Malcolm B. Hodgins, Peter Steijlen, M. Van Steensel
WS#5: Clinical relevance of hair follicle investigation
Chairperson: D. Hugh Rushton
Co-chair and WS reporter: Andrew Messenger, Antonella Tosti
  WS#6: Hair melanocyte activity
Chairperson: Desmond J. Tobin
Co-chair and WS reporters: Jo Lambert, Eva Peters, Karin Schallreuter
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break
John Ebling Lecture - sponsored by Unilever
Chairpersons: Valerie Randall
Peter Steijlen
10:30 - 11:30 Hair between the lines
Rodney P.R. Dawber (Dept of Dermatology, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK) O#25
Poster visit
11:30 - 12:30 Formal poster visit (even numbers) with authors in attendance in the Memling and Versailles rooms
12:30 - 13:10 Walking dinner
Proctor & Gamble sponsored event - Oxford Hair Foundation workshop
Chairpersons: Rodney Dawber
Alex Chamberlain
13:10 - 14:10 Hair Controversies
Plenary session
Chairpersons: Jo Lambert
Karin Schallreuter
14:10 - 14:30

Aromatase and oxidative 3a-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases are present in human hair follicles and regulate intrafollicular DHT levels
Rolf Hoffmann (Dept of Dermatology, Philipp University, Marburg, Germany) O#27

14:30 - 14:50

Steroid hormones exhibit trophic effects on hair bulb melanocytes in hair follicle organ culture
Desmond J. Tobin and M. Julie Thornton (Dept of Biomedical Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England) O#28

14:50 - 15:10

Human non-balding scalp dermal papilla cells express estrogen receptor b (ERb) protein in vivo and in vitro
Julie Thornton1, Louisa Nelson1, Anthony Taylor2, Kellie Mulligan2, Farook Al-Azzawi2, Andrew Messenger3. (1 Dept of Biomedical Sciences, University of Bradford, 2 Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Leicester Royal Infirmary, and 3 Dept of Dermatology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield) O#29

Poster discussion
Chairpersons: Ulrike Blume-Peytavi
Andrew Messenger
Bianca Maria Piraccini
15:10 - 16:00 Selected posters (odd numbers) - round table discussion
16:00 - 16:15 Poster awards
Closing remarks
16:15 - 16:30 Closing remarks - Adjourn of the 9th European Hair Research Society Meeting

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