Here’s a cut-and-paste from the ISHRS brochure link posted above. ICX’s sponsorship and the subject matter are at the bottom.
Anyone care to speculate as to where minoxidil fits into ICX’s program and why they would sponsor a lecture on it?
Professor Valerie A. Randall, BSc
PhD Sheff., CBiol, MIBiol, MIBMS
Professor of Biomedical Sciences, School of Life
Sciences, University of Bradford,
Bradford, United Kingdom
Professor Randall’s research area includes
regulation of hair growth, particularly androgen
effects. Her teaching topics include Cell Biology,
Pathology, Molecular Biology and Endocrinology at BSc, Msc and PhD
levels. She is the former president and secretary of the European Hair
Research Society, and a council member of the Institute of Biology
(UK). Professor Randall is also a member of the Society for Investigative
Dermatology, European Hair Research Society, and Society for
Endocrinology, among other medical associations. She has edited two
books, written 14 book chapters, and approximately 60 papers.
Supported in part by a grant from Intercytex.
Professor Randall will speak on “Research on the Dermal Papilla Cell and
Identification of Hair Follicle Channels That May Provide Medical Therapy
Options for Hair Loss: The Mechanism of Action for Androgens and Minoxidil.”