IMHRS Meeting: Friday June 18, 2004


Opening of the Secretariat - Friday June 18th, 2004

07:00 - 19:00 Berlin Hilton Hotel

Plenary workshop W1 - hair pigmentation

07:30 - 08:45 Chair:
Desmond Tobin, Bradford, UK
Bruno Bernard, Clichy, France
Maria Hordinsky, Minneapolis, USA
07:30 - 07:45 Involvement of BMP signaling in the control of hair pigmentation: Cross-talk between the BMP and melanocortin receptor type 1 signaling pathways
Michael Fessing, Boston, USA
07:45 - 08:00 Absence of TRP-2 in bulb of human brown and black hairs
Stephane Commo, Clichy, France
08:00 - 08:15 Corticotropin-releasing hormone and related peptides stimulate follicular melanocyte behaviour in vitro and also modulate human hair fibre elongation in organ culture
Sobia Kauser, Bradford, UK
08:15 - 08:30 Human hair follicles express the genes for both soluble and membrane-bound stem cell factor (SCF)
Tayyebeh Vafaee, Bradford, UK
08:30 - 08:45 Melanocytes in human sclap epidermis and hair follicles exhibit different eNOS nNOS and nitrotyrosine expression profiles that are further modulated during the hair cycle
H. Snowden, Bradford, UK

Breakfast seminar B1 - diffuse hair loss in women - what to do

07:30 - 8:45 Chair:
Hugh Rushton, London, UK
Gerhard Lutz, Wesseling, Germany

Breakfast seminar B2 - pattern hair loss - predictive factors of successful management

07:30 - 8:45 Chair:
Andrew Messenger, Sheffield, UK
Arthur Bertolino, New York, USA
07:30 - 07:45 Effect of minoxidil 2% versus cyproterone acetate treatment on female androgenetic alopecia: A randomised trial to select the best indications for each treatment
Pascal Reygagne, Paris, France
07:45 - 08:00 Global evaluation of hair loss in male androgenetic alopecia: European (EU) training and validation versus US experts
Dominique Van Neste, Tournai, Belgium
08:00 - 08:15 Minoxidil sulfotransferase activity in human sclap skin and platelets: Correlation with new hair counts after treatment with topical minoxidil solution
Andrew Messenger, Sheffield, UK
08:15 - 08:30 Pattern alopecia: What clinical features determine the response to topical minoxidil treatment
Jan Rundergren, Helsingborg, Sweden
08:30 - 08:45 Testosterone and epitestosterone ration in male pattern baldness
Woo-Young Sim, Seoul, Korea

Breakfast seminar B3 - follicular targeting and penetration

07:30 - 8:45 Chair:
Jurgen Lademann, Berlin, Germany
Robert Hoffmann, San Diego, USA
Kurt Stenn, Philadelphia, USA
07:30 - 07:45 In vivo method to assess active and inactive hair follicles
Jurgen Lademann, Berlin, Germany
07:45 - 08:00 The hair patch assay: A simple and rapid screen to measure and characterize trichogenic cells
Kurt Stenn, Philadelphia, USA
08:00 - 08:15 Potential of Nestin-Expressing hair follicle cells to form neurons and blood vessels
Robert Hoffmann, San Diego, USA
08:15 - 08:30 Determination of the amount of topically applied substances penetrated into the orifices of hair follicles
Ute Jacobi, Berlin, Germany
08:30 - 08:45 The vellus hair follicle: A resevoir for topically applied substances
Nina Otberg, Berlin, Germany

Plenary session S3 - endocrinology of the hair follicle

09:10 - 10:30 Chair:
Adrian Pierini, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Kensei Katsuoka, Kanagawa, Japan
Janet Roberts, Portland, USA
09:10 - 09:40 Plenary lecture
The pilosebaceous unit: An endocrine and intracrine organ
Robert Rosenfield, Chicago, USA
09:40 - 10:00

Androgens in mesenchymal epithelial interaction
Satoshi Itami, Osaka, Japan

10:00 - 10:15 Beta-endorphin: The forgotton hair follicle melanotropin
Desmond Tobin, Bradford, UK
10:15 - 10:30 The mechanisms underlying photoperiod and pregnancy-driven wool growth cycles in modern sheep breeds
Allan Pearson, Hamilton, New Zealand
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
Industrial exhibition
Poster discussions (even numbers)

Plenary session S4 - hair loss in women

11:00 - 12:30 Chair:
Elise Olsen, Durham, USA
Ulrike Blume-Peytavi, Berlin, Germany
Woo-Young Sim, Seoul, Korea
11:00 - 11:20

Androgen-related hair disorders
Ulrike Blume-Peytavi, Berlin, Germany

11:20 - 11:40

Age, androgens and hair loss in women
Andrew Messenger, Sheffield, UK

11:40 - 12:00

Cicatricial alopecia in women: Potential overlap with female pattern hair loss (FPHL)
Elise Olsen, Durham, USA

12:00 - 12:15 HRT and the modification of subjective hair changes in the post menopausal woman
Iaisha Ali, Oxford, UK
12:15 - 12:30 Female pattern hair loss and the aromatase gene
Shannon Harrison, Oxford, UK
Lunch break
12:30 - 13:45 Industrial Exhibition
Satelite Symposium
Luncheon Seminars

Satellite symposium - dermocosmetic aspects in hair and scalp (sponsored by Vichy Deutschland)

12:30 - 13:45 Chair:
Ralph Trueb, Zurich, Switzerland
12:30 - 12:55

Dermocosmetic aspects of hair and scalp
Antonella Tosti, Bologna, Italy

12:55 - 13:20

Dermocosmetic management in the maintenance of healthy hair and scalp
Ralph Trueb, Zurich, Switzerland

13:20 - 13:45

Research activities and innovations in hair and scalp care and future outlooks in hair research
Bruno Bernard, Clichy, France

Luncheon seminar 1 - endocrinology of the pilosebaceous unit

12:30 - 13:45 Chair:
Christos Zouboulis, Berlin, Germany
Michael Philpott, London, UK
Ryoji Tsuboi, Tokyo, Japan
12:30 - 12:45

What are the molecular actions of androgens in the hair follicle?
Michael philpott, London. UK

12:45 - 13:00

Role of peroxisome proliferators-activated receptors gamma and delta in sebocyte differentiation
Robert L. Rosenfield, Chicago, USA

13:00 - 13:15

Pilosebaceous unit: The brain of the skin
Christos Zouboulis, Berlin, Germany

13:15 - 13:30

TGF-beta1 promoter regions possibly involved in pathogenesis of androgenetic alopecia
Shigeki Inui, Osaka, Japan

13:30 - 13:45

Evidence for a glucocorticoid-dependent mechanism for the selective action of estradiol via estrogen receptor beta in cultured human scalp dermal papilla cells
Louisa Nelson, Bradford, UK

Luncheon seminar 2 - hair restoration - surgery and hair pieces

12:30 - 13:45 Chair:
Pierre Bouhanna, Paris, France
Alex Ginzburg, Raanana, Israel
12:30 - 12:45

Management and evaluation of male and female alopecia before hair restoration
Alex Ginzburg, Haifa, Israel

12:45 - 13:00

Hair transplant in scarring alopecia
Alex Ginzburg, Haifa, Israel

13:00 - 13:15

Micrograft indications for the scalp and the body hair
Pierre Bouhanna, Paris, France

13:15 - 13:30

Eyebrow transplantation
Selma Sonmez Ergun, Istanbul, Turkey

13:30 - 13:45

Hair transplant surgery for alopecia in black women
Valerie Callender, Mitchellville, USA

13:30 - 13:45

The multifactorial calssification used in current practice of male and female hair restoration
Pierre Bouhanna, Paris, France

Luncheon seminar 3 - tissue engineering - in vitro models

12:30 - 13:45 Chair:
Valerie Randall, Bradford, UK
Kensei Katsuoka, Kanagawa, Japan
Annika Vogt, Berlin, Germany
12:30 - 12:45

Introduction to tissue engineering and the hair follicle
Valerie Randall, Bradford, UK

12:45 - 13:00

Stem cell potential of adult hair follicle dermal cells
Gavin Richardson, Durham, UK

13:00 - 13:15

Regeneration of hair follicles using mouse embryonic stem cells
Motonobu Nakamura, Kyoto, Japan

13:15 - 13:30

Keratinocyte stem cells: Identification and isolation aspects
George Cotsarelis, Pennsylvania, USA

Plenary session S5 - genes and gene therapy

14:00 - 15:45 Chair:
Valerie Randall, Bradford, UK
Jean-Jacques Stene, Brussels, Belgium
Won-So Lee, Wonju, Korea
14:00 - 14:45 John Ebling Lecture
The hair in clinical genetics
Rudolf Happle, Marburg, Germany
14:45 - 15:15 Plenary Lecture
Follicular cloning and gene therapy
Angela Christiano, New York, USA
15:15 - 15:30 Hypotrichotic desmosomal-associated genotrichoses
Abraham Zlotogorski, Jerusalem, Israel
15:30 - 15:45 Mouse models of alopecia: Helpful tools for the identification of genes involved in human hair loss syndromes
Jorge Frank, Aachen, Germany
15:45 - 16:15 Coffee break
Industrial exhibition
Poster discussions (odd numbers)
Plenary session S6 - beautification: hair replacement and hair epilation
16:15 - 17:30 Chair:
Boni Elewski, Birmingham, USA
Jerry Shapiro, Vancouver, Canada
Agneta Troilius, Malmo, Sweden
16:15 - 16:45 Plenary Lecture
When is hair transplanting a reasonable therapeutic option for hair loss and what can be expected from it
Walter Unger, New York, USA
16:45 - 17:15 Plenary Lecture
Epilation today. Where are we now?
Christine Dierickx, Boom, Belgium
17:15 - 17:30 Paradoxical hypertrichosis and pseudo-hypertrichosis post laser removal
Abdulmajeed Alajilan, Vancouver, Canada

Meeting of the hair research societies

17:30 - 18:15 Australasian Hair and Wool Research Society (AHWRS)
European Hair Research Society (EHRS)
Korean Hair Research Society (KHRS)
North American Haor Research Society (NAHRS)
Society for Hair Science Research (SHSR)

Concurrent workshop session: Hair restoration

18:00 - 19:00 Chairperson: A. Camps (no abstract)
Co-chairperson: P. Bouhanna
18:00 - 18:20 General procedure in hair restoration (no abstract)
A. Camps
18:20 -18:40 Multiple indications of body hair micrografts (no abstract)
P. Bouhanna
18:40 - 19:00 Hair transplant in scarring alopecia (no abstract)
A. Ginzburg
Social event
19:30 - 24:00

Italian Courtyards, Spandau Citadel

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