12.00 Registration opens
14.00 Opening cerimony
CHAIRPERSONS: B.M. Piraccini (Bologna, Italy), A. Zlotogorski (Jerusalem, Israel)
14.30 SPECIAL LECTURE: THE HUMAN MICROBIOTA
CHAIRPERSON: B.M. Piraccini (Bologna, Italy)
SPEAKER: L. Drago (Milan, Italy)
15.00 Session 1
Androgenetic alopecia (part I): from genes to clinical evidence

CHAIRPERSON: R.C. Betz (Bonn, Germany)
CO-CHAIR: M.J. Harries (Manchester, UK)

15.00Title: Genetics of male pattern baldnessSpeaker: S. Heilmann-Heimbach (Bonn, Germany)
15.15ORAL COMMUNICATION
Title: Insights into male pattern baldness: differential gene expression
profiling of plucked hair follicles and integration with genetic
association data
Speaker: L.M. Hochfeld (Bonn, Germany)
15.30Title: Genetics of female pattern baldnessSpeaker: R.C. Betz (Bonn, Germany)
15.45ORAL COMMUNICATION
Title: Investigation of minoxidil- or mechano-gated KATP channels in
cultured human dermal papilla cells
Speaker: H. Takada (Tokyo, Japan)
16.00 Coffee break/Exhibit/Poster
16.30 Session 2
Androgenetic alopecia (part II): medical therapy

CHAIRPERSON: A. Rossi (Rome, Italy)
CO-CHAIR: J. Ovcharenko (Kharkiv, Ukraine)

16.30Title: Androgenetic alopecia: Evolution of TherapySpeaker: J. Ovcharenko (Kharkiv, Ukraine)
16.45Title: Topical inhibitors of 5-alpha reductase finasteride and dutasteride in androgenetic alopeciaSpeaker: A. Rossi (Rome, Italy)
17.00Title: Post-finasteride syndromeSpeaker: R. Grimalt (Barcelona, Spain)
17.15 Session 3
Hair transplantation: from non-scarring to scarring alopecia

CHAIRPERSON: N. Farjo (Manchester, UK)
CO-CHAIR: V. Gambino (Milan, Italy)

17.15Title: IntroductionSpeaker: N. Farjo (Manchester, UK)

17.17ORAL COMMUNICATION
Title: An in-vitro model to study epigenetic changes controlling hair
linduction
Speaker: N. Pantelireis (London, UK)
17.25ORAL COMMUNICATION
Title: Impact of distinct preservation solutions on hair micrografts
viability ascertained by dermal papilla gene expression signature
Speaker: A.R. Castro (Porto, Portugal)
17.33Title: Debate on FUE vs FUT techniques, when to use eachSpeakers: N. Farjo (Manchester, UK), V. Gambino (Milan, Italy)
17.44Title: When is hair restoration useful if it is not androgenetic Alopecia?Speaker: T. Siliuk (St. Petersburg, Russia)
17.55Title: Round up Q&A’sSpeakers: N. Farjo (Manchester, UK), V. Gambino (Milan, Italy)
18.00 KEY NOTE SPEAKER
CHAIRPERSON: B.M. Piraccini (Bologna, Italy)
SPEAKER: U. Blume-Peytavi (Berlin, Germany)
18.30 – 20.00 Welcome Reception