IMHRS Meeting: Posters II June 17-19, 2004


Poster sessions
Anatomy, Morphology, Follicular Targeting
P1.1 Foxn1 is critical for onychocyte terminal differentiation in nude (Foxn1NU) mice
L. Mecklenburg, R. Paus, Z. Halata, L. S. Bechtold, P. Fleckman and J. P. Sundberg. Hamburg, Bar Harbor and Seattle, Germany and USA.
P1.2 The development of a histological index for assessing the condition of hair from archaeological or forensic contexts
A. S. Wilson, H. I. Dodson, R. C. Janaway, A. M. Pollard and Desmond J. Tobin. Bradford, UK.
P1.3 Identification of an antigen specific to the hair follicle
Hajimu Oura, H. Iwanari, K. Yoshizato and S. Arase. Tokushima, Tokyo and Higashihiroshima, Japan.
P1.4 Hair follicles – traps for lateral spreading
U. Jacobi, H.-J. Weigmann, W. Sterry and J. Lademann. Berlin, Germany.
P1.5 The concept of the vitreous membrane of the hair follicle as depicted by F. Pinkus (1868-1947)
K. M. Stieler, A. Vogt, U. Blume-Peytavi and N. Haas. Berlin, Germany.
P1.6 The form of African-American hair is programmed from the hair bulb: a functional and immunohistological study
S. Thibaut, O. Gaillard, P. Bouhanna and B.A. Bernard. Clichy and Paris, France.
P1.7 Human vellus hair follicles exhibit quantitative but no qualitative differences in the expression of differentiation markers
R. Dirsch, A. Vogt, S. Hadam, K. Stieler and U. Blume-Peytavi. Berlin, Germany.
P1.8 Hair shaft under atomic force microscopy (AFM)
M. R. Rino, R. Rolandi, A. Diaspro and M. Guarrera. Genoa, Italy.
P1.9 Primary non-essential cutis verticis gyrata with 3 dimensional magnetic resonance imaging (3D MR) finding
S. W. Park, D. Lee, Y. D. Choi, S. S. Lee and S. H. Cho. Busan, Korea.
P1.10 Block-Copolymer nanoparticle for follicular delivery of hair drugs
W.-S. Park, J.-W. Shim, D.-S. Sung, D.-K. Kim, C.-H. Lee and Y.-C. Shim. Yongin-si, Korea
P1.11 Gene transfer into the developing follicular tissue by administrating retrovirus vectors in utero
A. Wada, H. Kayama, S. Ihara and T. Matsuzaki. Shimane, Japan.
P1.12 Follicular penetration: development of a method to block the follicles selectively against the penetration process
A. Teichmann, U. Jacobi, H.J. Weigmann, H. Schaefer, W. Sterry and J. Lademann. Berlin, Germany.
P1.13 Application of laser scanning microscopy for penetration studies of topically applied substances
J. Lademann, N. Otberg, H. Richter, U. Jacobi, U. Blume-Peytavi, H. Schaefer and W. Sterry. Berlin, Germany.
P1.14 Penetration off titanium dioxide microparticles into follicular orifice
J. Lademann, N. Otberg, H. Richter, U. Jacobi, U. Blume-Peytavi, H. Schaefer and W. Sterry. Berlin, Germany.
P1.15 Standardized protocols allow specific targeting of vellus hair follicles and terminal hair follicles, respectively
A. Vogt, R. Toll, S. Gontschoukow, S. Hadam, J. Lademann and U. Blume-Peytavi. Berlin, Germany.
P1.146 Drug targeting to skin and hair follicle: Investigation of an antiandrogen and a fluorescent marker
U. Mьnster, S. Lombardi Borgia, C. Nakamura, A. Haberland, W. Mehnert, H.C. Korting, U. Blume-Peytavi, R. Sivaramakrishnan, K.D. Kramer and M. Schдfer-Korting. Berlin and Mьnchen, Germany.
P1.151 Distribution of Merkel cells during human hair follicle morphogenesis
Y. Tanaka, H. Oura, H. Takeichi, Y. Fujii and S. Arase. Tokushima, Japan.
Stem Cells, Tissue Engineering, Animal Models
P2.16 Bulge region- and epidermal basal layer- specific expression of fibroblast growth factor-13 (FHF-2) in mouse skin
T. Imamura, M. Kawano, A. Komi-Kuramochi, S. Suzuki, R. Tsuboi and T. Imamura. Ibaraki, Tsukuba and Tokyo, Japan.
P2.17 Loss of epidermal stem cells by cellular senescence
D.-S. Kim, S.-W. Youn, H.-J. Cho, H.-R. Choi, S.-E. Jeon, H.-J. Yoon and K.-C. Park. Seoul, South Korea.
P2.18 The reconstruction of skin equivalents by hair follicle dermal sheath cells
H.-R. Choi, H.-J. Cho, D.-S. Kim, S.-B. Kwon, S.-W. Youn and K.-C. Park. Seoul, South Korea.
P2.20 Reconstruction of a sheet consisting of dermal papilla cells in vitro
D.-Y. Lee, J.-H. Lee, J.-M. Yang and E.-S. Lee. Seoul, Korea.
P2.21 Human hair follicle organ culture as a screening tool for “hair drug” discovery
A. Mescalchin, M. Massironi, A. Bettermann, R. Paus and P. Pertile. Padova and Hamburg, Italy and Germany.
P.2.22 A new simple organotypic assay system that imitates human hair follicle-like epithelial-mesenchymal interactions
B. Havlickova, T. Bнrу, A. Mescalchin, P. Arenberger and R. Paus. Prague, Hamburg, Debrecen and Padova, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and Italy.
P2.23 Defining a role for hairless by analytical comparison of differential gene expression
H. Kim, A. Engelhard, K. Djabali, A. Panteleyev and A. M. Christiano. New York, USA.
P2.24 The IFFA credo rat is a new desmoglein 4 mutant model
H. Bazzi, A. Kljuic, A. Panteleyev and A. M. Christiano. New York, USA.
P2.25 Publically accessible databases detailing mouse skin, hair follicle, hair fiber, and nail anatomy and mutant phenotypes including cancer
J. P. Sundberg, P. Schofield and J. Eppig. Bar Harbor and Cambridge, USA and UK.
P2.26 Spontaneous alopecia and ulcerative dermatitis in C57BL/6J laboratory mice
J. P. Sundberg, G. Lorch, D. Taylor, K. Silva, J. Miller, L. Bechtold, A. Nicholson, R. Vonder Haar, J. Fahey, A. L. Smith and L. E. King. Bar Harbor, Columbus, Ann Arbor and Nashville, USA.
P2.27 The morphogenesis of scales in the zebra fish: a model for hair/ teeth formation
V. Nguyen,, X. Zhu and M. C. Mullins. Philadelphia, USA.
P3.28 Gene expression profiling in cultured dermal papilla cells according to serial passages
M.-K. Kim, Y. K. Sung, S. Im, S.-Y. Cha and J.-C. Kim. Daegu, Korea.
P3.29 Cysteine-rich intestinal proteins are differentially expressed in hair follicles
S. W. Gordon, M. S. Elston, Z. Yu, A. J. Nixon, A. J. Craven, A. J. Pearson and J. V. Conaglen. Hamilton, New Zealand.
P3.30 Cloning, expression and characterization of human URB
S.-Y. Cha, Y. K. Sung, S. Im, J. O. Kim, J.-C. Kim and M.-K. Kim. Daegu, Korea.
P3.31 The gene for hair-loss disorder in HWY (Hairless Wistar Yagi) rat maps to chromosome 15 near hairless gene
Y. Ishii, S. Kyuwa and Y. Yoshikawa. Tokyo, Japan.
Hair Cycle, Mesenchymal Interactions
P4.32 Expression of SPARC (secreted protein acidic rich in cysteine) throughout the hair cycle in rats
V. E. Ferres, G. Nattrass, M. Bray, N. M. Penno and P. I. Hynd. Roseworthy, South Australia.
P4.33 Alternatively spliced isoforms of DMP1 and their potential roles in hair growth
Z. Yu, S. W. Gordon, A. J. Nixon, J. E. Wildermoth and A. J. Pearson. Hamilton, New Zealand.
P4.34 Ellagic acid, an anti-oxidative suppressor of TGF-в1 prolongs anagen phase of murine hair follicles
W.-S. Park, D.-S. Sung, D.-K. Kim, C.-H. Lee and Y.-C. Shim. Yongin-si, Korea.
P4.35 Hair cycle specific immunolocalization of retinoic acid synthesis markers
H. B. Everts, J. P. Sundberg, L. E. King Jr. and D.E. Ong. Nashville and Bar Harbor, USA.
P4.36 The hair growth promoting effect of HEM-13/HDC, an oriental herbal medicine, and its molecular regulation
Eun-Young Choi, Young-Jun Park and Myung-Hee Chung. Seoul, Korea.
P4.37 Microphyllone isolated from Ehretia Microphylla suppresses TGF-beta 1 MRNA expression in cultured mouse vibrissa
S. Oomizu, H. Suzuko and M. Hide. Hiroshima, Japan.
P4.38 Hair cycles found in the lower fragments of vibrissal follicles grafted beneath the kidney capsule
M. Lida, S. Ihara and T. Matsuzaki. Tottori and Matsue, Japan.
P4.39 Localization of MYC/MAD1 protein in the hair follicle during hair cycle
N. Saito, Y. Hamada and K. Katsuoka. Sagamihara, Japan.
P4.40 Diversity of hair growth parameters: a worldwide study
G. Loussouarn, C. and El Rawadi- G. Genain. Clichy, France.
P4.41 Inhibition of hair placode formation in mice with suppressed NF-KB activity: the molecular mechanisms
R. Schmidt-Ullrich, D. Tobin, J. Huelsken, G. Pilnitz-Stolze, W. Birchmeier, R. Paus and C. Scheidereit. Berlin, Yorkshire, Epalinges, Lausanne and Hamburg, Germany, UK and Switzerland.
P4.42 Variable expression of wound-healing markers in matched sets of interfollicular and follicular fibroblast subtypes in vitro
R. Karoo, S. Kauser, W. L. Lam, J. M. Rawlings, D. T. Sharpe and D. J. Tobin. Bradford, UK.
P4.43 Acquisition of autonomy of embryonic epidermis to differentiate into adult-type epidermis is associated with its acquisition of potency to respond to dermal messages for hair follicle-induction
M. Inamatsu, A. Makabe, T. Tochio, K. Toyoshima and K. Yoshizato. Hiroshima and Tokyo, Japan.
P4.44 Comparison of hair-inducing ability between the upper and the lower dermal papilla
M. Yamao, K.-E. Toyoshima, and K. Yoshizato. Hiroshima and Tokyo, Japan.
P4.45 Hair induction by autologous transplantation of human dermal papilla cells onto forehead scalp
K.-E. Toyoshima, A. Sato, M. Yamao, M. Inamatsu, T. Shimada and K. Yoshizato. Hiroshima and Tokyo, Japan.
P4.147 Detection of EV-HPV DNA in hair follicles of different ocalizations in transplanted patients vs. controls
T. Schmook, I. Nindl, A. Kцhler, S. Hezel, T. Meyer, W. Sterry and E. Stockfleth. Berlin and Hamburg, Germany.
Neuroimmunology, Pigmentation
P5.46 The effect of coapplication of substance P and calcitonin gene relatedpeptide on the human hair growth in vitro
E. Lee, S. Y. Jeon, T. H. Oh, S. Lee and W.-S. Lee. Wonju, Korea.
P5.47 Human hair follicles display a functional equivalent of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and synthesize cortisol
N. Ito, T. Ito, A. Kromminga, A. Bettermann, M. Takigawa, and R. Paus. Hamburg and Hamamatsu, Germany and Japan.
P5.48 Neurokinin 1 receptor ligands modulate human hair follicle cells responses and growth ex vivo
S. Lachgar, S. Metenier, S. Quibeuf and M. Charveron. Toulouse, France.
P5.49 Induction of neuropeptides in skin innervating sensory neurons by stress and nerve growth factor as a possiblereason for hair growth alteration
A. Kuhlmei, Q.T. Dinh, E. M. J. Peters, J. Kandil, R. Paus, B. F. Klapp and P. C. Arck. Berlin and Hamburg, Germany.
P5.50 Is the murine hair follicle both a melatonin target and source?
H. Kobayashi, T. W. Dunlop, B. Tychsen, F. Conrad, T. Ito, N. Ito, S. Aiba, C. Carlberg and R. Paus. Hamburg, Sendai and Kuopio, Germany, Japan and Finland.
P5.51 The cutaneous vanilloid receptor-1 (VR1) is involved in human hair growth control
E. Bodуrу, A. Telek, G. Czifra, Z. Griger, I. B. Tуth, J. Lбzбr, A. Meschalchin, T. Ito, A. Bettermann, P. Pertile, L. Kovбcs and R. Paus. Debrecen, Padova and Hamburg, Hungary, Italy and Germany.
P5.52 Follicular and interfollicular fibroblasts differentially express proopiomelanocortin peptides, receptors & processing convertases in vitro and during the hair growth cycle - implications for fibroblast topographic differentiation in skin
S. Kauser, R. O. S. Karoo, M. Bцhm and D. J. Tobin. Bradford and Mьnster, UK and Germany.
P5.53 Comparative immunophenotypology of the human hair and nail apparatus
T. Ito, N. Ito, M. Saathoff, A. Bettermann, M. Takigawa, B. J. Nickoloff and R. Paus. Hamburg, Hamamatsu and Chicago, Germany, Japan and USA.
P5.54 Human vellus and terminal hair follicles both express components of the POMC system
K. Stieler, A. Vogt, Z. Li, M. Bцhm and U. Blume-Peytavi. Berlin and Mьnster, Germany.
P5.55 Characterization of Japanese senile grey hairs
R. Ideta, H. Iwaki, Y. Nakazawa, R. Toyama, T. Soma, A. Ishino, M. Tajima and K. Katsuoka. Yokohama and Sagamihara, Japan.
P5.56 Role of thyroid hormone in repigmentation of terminal hair and role of follicular melanocyte in hair cycle regulation
P. Redondo, P. Lloret and J. del Olmo. Pamplona, Spain.
Endocrinology, Hair Loss in Women
P6.57 Substantial sex-dependent differences in the response of human scalp hair follicles to estrogen stimulation in vitro advocate
gender-tailored management of female versus male pattern balding

F. Conrad, U. Ohnemus, B. Gerstmayer, A. Bosio, A. Bettermann, E. Bodo, R. Paus. Hamburg and Cologne, Germany.
P6.58 Expression of androgen receptor, estrogen receptor alpha and beta in dermal papilla cells compared with dermal sheath cells and dermal fibroblasts in vitro
Oh Sang Kwon, Hyeon Gyeong Yoo, Ji Hyun Han, Jin Ho Chung, Kyu Han Kim, Hee Chul Eun and Kwang Hyun Cho. Seoul, Korea.
P6.59 Melatonin down-regulates estrogen receptor expression in murine skin and human scalp hair follicle in vitro
F. Conrad, H. Kobayashi, A. Bettermann, B. Tychsen and R. Paus. Hamburg, Germany.
P6.60 Effects of prolactin on murine hair cycles are mediated directly within the skin
A. J. Nixon, C. J. Ormandy, M. G. Ashby, K. Blazek and A. J. Pearson. Hamilton and Sydney, New Zealand and Australia.
P6.61 Follicular miniaturisation in female pattern hair loss: clinicopathological correlations
A. Messenger and R. Sinclair. Sheffield and Melbourne, UK and Australia.
P6.62 Female pattern hair loss and skin androgen response
M. P. Birch, S. Agarwal, H. Lashen and A. G. Messenger. Sheffield, UK.
P6.63 The halo project 1: an investigation of the psychological impact of hair loss in women
S. Biondo and Francesca E. Collins. Caulfield, Australia.
P6.64 The halo project 2: a proposed group psychological intervention for women with hair loss
F. E. Collins and S. Biondo. Caulfield, Australia.
P6.65 A study of subjective scalp hair changes and the correlation to body hair distribution in the post menopausal woman
I. Ali, R. Dawber and F. Wojnarowska. Oxford, UK.
P6.66 Alopecic patch associated with multiple piloleiomyomas
R. Croes, R. Luyckx, V. Meuleman, V. Winnepenninckx and J. van den Oord. Leuven, Belgium.
P6.67 Cicatricial alopecia areata in African-American women: clinical epidemiology and quality of life evaluation
A. J. McMichael, D. Peak, I. Roseborough and T. Lane. Winston-Salem, USA.
P6.68 Study on the clinical aspects of androgens and corticoids in the hair of patients with female-pattern hair loss
B.-L. Lew, W.-Y. Sim, H.-J. Bang, J.-A. Lee, B.-C. Chung and W.-Y. Lee. Seoul, Korea.
P6.69 Minoxidil promotes hair growth in female androgenetic alopecia by increasing hair diameter, the ratio of terminal/vellus hairs, and the number of ki67-positive proliferating hair follicle cells in horizontal scalp sections
R. E. Schopf and M. Bress. Mainz, Germany.
P6.70 Subtle cutaneous manifestations in two young women with extraordinary hyperandrogenemia
G.-Y. Chen, H.-M. Sheu and W. Chen. Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung,Taiwan.

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