Regenerative medicine and hair loss: how hair follicle culture has advanced our understanding of treatment options for androgenetic alopecia

    January 2014 in “ Regenerative Medicine
    Claire A. Higgins, Angela M. Christiano
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    TLDR Hair follicle culture helps develop new treatments for hair loss.
    This document discusses the use of hair follicle culture to advance our understanding of treatment options for androgenetic alopecia (AGA), or hair loss. Researchers have used hair follicle organ cultures to test the effects of drugs like minoxidil and finasteride on hair growth, and have also explored the use of follicular cell implantation to promote hair growth in patients with AGA. The document highlights the potential of regenerative medicine to develop new treatments for hair loss.
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