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EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS

Below you'll find some some of Dr. Donovan's recent videos and lecture audio recordings which highlight a variety of educational topics. The purpose of these videos is to help the public as well as the medical community gain a better understanding of the biology, diagnosis and treatment of all forms of hair loss.

 

LECTURE AUDIO 1: WHAT CAUSES SCARRING ALOPECIA?

This video provides audio for Dr. Donovan's basic science lecture on the cause of scarring alopecia.  Scarring alopecia including conditions such as lichen planopilaris, frontal fibrosing alopecia, discoid lupus, folliculitis decalvans.  In this lecture, Dr Donovan reviews with the audience how loss of hair follicle stems cells and destruction of stem cells are central to the underlying cause of scarring alopecia. In the last half of the video, Dr. Donovan reviews how reduction in PPAR gamma singling drives the production of toxic, 'pro-inflammatory' lipids that drive inflammation. 

 

 

LECTURE AUDIO 2: UPDATE ON ALOPECIA AREATA RESEARCH

This video provides audio for Dr. Donovan's lecture on new research in alopecia areata in 2015-2016. Alopecia areata is an autoimmune condition affecting 2 % of the world. 

 

VIDEO 3: NEW TREATMENTS ON THE HORIZON

his video provides an interview with Dr. Donovan following his meeting in Prague in 2012. Topics discussed include dermal cup sheath cell biology and the work of the company Replicel Life Sciences and new data with L'Oreal's Stemoxydine. 

 

 

VIDEO 4: SUN EXPOSURE AND HAIR LOSS

his video provides an overview of the emerging research supporting a negative effect of sun exposure on hair loss. 

 

VIDEO 5: HAIRLINE CHANGES IN WOMEN WITH AFRO-TEXTURED HAIR

 




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