Featured Speakers

George Cotsarelis MD

George Cotsarelis, MD Norwood Lecturer

  • Milton B. Hartzell Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology
  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
  • Director, Program on Epithelial Regeneration and Stem Cells, University of Pennsylvania Institute for Regenerative Medicine
  • Director, University of Pennsylvania Hair and Scalp Clinic
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Dr. Cotsarelis will speak on “Opportunities Within the Growth Cycle for Promoting Hair Growth,” and “Is Hair Regeneration a Reality?”

Melissa Harris, PhD – Stough Lecturer

Associate Professor, Department of Biology
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL, USA

Dr. Harris will speak on, “Hair Ageing and Greying”

Melissa Harris, MD

Maria Kasper, MD

Maria Kasper, PhD – Advances in Hair Biology Lecturer

Associate Professor
Dept. Cell and Molecular Biology
Karolinska Institute
Stockholm, Sweden

Dr. Kasper will speak on, “Follicle Cell Types and Their Origins”

Maryanne Makredes Senna, MD – Guest Lecturer

Asst. Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School
Director, Lahey Hair Loss Center of Excellence and Hair Academic Innovative Research Unit
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA, USA

Dr. Senna will speak on, “What Do We Understand About Scarring Alopecias?”

Maryann Senna, MD

M. Julie Thornton, PhD

M. Julie Thornton, PhD Guest Lecturer

Professor of Cutaneous Biology
Director, Centre for Skin Sciences
Network Director UKRI Skin Microbiome in Healthy Ageing (SMiHA)
Faculty of Life Sciences
University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom

Dr. Thornton will speak on, “Hair Biome and Hair Health”