DOWN TO ONE HAIR TRANSPLANTATION PROCEDURE FROM 3.4 TO ACHIEVE DESIRED RESULT Surgical advancements, improvements in efficiency driving need for fewer treatments CHICAGO – April 22, 2022. According to results of a new member survey conducted by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), 68% of members reported performing an average of one procedure per patient in 2021 to
Congratulations to the ISHRS 2021 Research Grant Recipients Every year at the ISHRS Annual Business Meeting during the World Congress, we announce new research grant recipients. The Scientific Research, Grants & Awards Committee oversees the ISHRS research grant process including rating the proposals and determining the awardees. Congratulations to the 2021 Recipients: Jae Hyun Park, MD, PhDResearch team: Kwak Mee
In this video, Nilofer Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS interviewed Glen Jankowski PhD on the psychosocial issues surrounding hair loss. He is a senior lecturer in the School of Social Sciences at Leeds Beckett University in the UK and has been involved in androgenetic alopecia research since 2014. His PhD thesis was on men’s body image.
In this video, Dr. Nilofer Farjo, ISHRS Vice President interviewed Dr. Vikram Jayaprakash on the the effect of testosterone injections on hair loss. He is seeing an increase in patients using testosterone around the “andropause” as well as younger men using it as part of their fitness and muscle building regime, and in those patients, he modifies his medication dosing.
Dr. Nilofer Farjo interviewed Dr. Claire Higgins, PhD. Dr. Higgins is a Senior Lecturer in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative medicine, and Principal Investigator of Higgins Lab. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences from Durham University, and stayed there to undertake a PhD in Skin Developmental Biology. In 2007 she moved to New York as a Postdoctoral Researcher in
Every year at the ISHRS Annual Business Meeting during the World Congress, we announce new research grant recipients. The Scientific Research, Grants & Awards Committee oversees the ISHRS research grant process including rating the proposals and determining the awardees. Congratulations to the ISHRS 2020 Grant Recipients:-James T. Harris, MD, FISHRSInvestigation of the Bioaersolization of Blood and Skin Tissues During FUE
On Tuesday, September 1, we held a Live Stream to get a glimpse of the Norwood Lecture at the ISHRS 2020 Virtual World Congress taking place from October 17-25. Drs. Marc Avram and Nicole Rogers interviewed Angela M. Christiano, PhD. She will be our Norwood Lecturer and will be speaking in General Session 2: Hair Follicle Regeneration I which will
In this video, Dr. Gorana Kuka Epstein talks about her journey in regenerative medicine. She was trained as a plastic surgeon in Serbia and although she now lives in Miami practicing in consultation with Dr. Jeffrey Epstein, she maintains an active practice in Belgrade, Serbia. Her interest in regenerative medicine came about from the idea that the body’s own tissue
Dear ISHRS Members, The past month has seen profound changes. There are few things that affect everyone in the world at the same time. It is incredible to think of the global magnitude of the effects of this pandemic. At the same time, we as a global population have never been more connected than now due to the Internet and technology. We
Abstract: Background: The occurrence of sexual dysfunction side-effects associated with finasteride use in men with androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is thought to be less prevalent than is publicized. There is a need to investigate sexual dysfunction among finasteride users with population-based controls. Authors: Robert S. Haber, MD, FISHRS, Cleveland, Ohio, USA Aditya K. Gupta, MD, PhD, FISHRS, London, Ontario, Canada Edwin
HAIR RESTORATION SURGERIES JUMPED 60 PERCENT WORLDWIDE New survey reports Asia, Middle East and United States performing the most procedures GENEVA, IL. – September 19, 2017. Hair restoration surgery is having a moment, according to results released today of a new member survey conducted by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS). The worldwide volume of surgical hair restoration
posted by Nilofer P. Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS on October 20, 2014 New findings from research help explain why hair loss happens (ie. specific gene/hormone carried by individual). Research by Rodney Sinclair’s lab in Melbourne studied patients with androgenetic alopecia (AGA) vs normal subjects. His findings showed that the arrector pili muscle degenerated and was replaced by fat tissue in
Follicular cell implantation and stem cell hair regrowth: a review This article references the recent report from Cotsarelis and his group: Yang, R., et al. Generation of folliculogenic human epithelial stem cells from induced pluripotent stem cells. Nat Commun. 2014(Jan); 5:3071. In a recent issue of the Forum, I reviewed some of the relevant research on