Hair transplantation in mice: Challenges and solutions
Azar Z Asgari, Nicholas W Rufaut, Wayne A Morrison, Rodney J Dilley, Russle Knudsen, Leslie N Jones, Rodney D Sinclair
WOUND REPAIR AND REGENERATION | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2016
Hair follicle cells contribute to wound healing, skin circulation, and skin diseases including skin cancer, and hair transplantation is a useful technique to study the participation of hair follicle cells in skin homeostasis and wound healing. Although hair follicle transplantation is a well-established human hair-restoration procedure, follicular transplantation techniques in animals have a number of shortcomings and have not been well described or optimized. To facilitate the study of follicular stem and progenitor cells and their interaction with surrounding skin, we have established a new murine transplantation model, similar to follicular unit transplantation in humans. Vibrissae from G..View full abstract
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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) Medical Postgraduate Scholarship
National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) Medical Postgraduate Scholarship (567168), Australasian College of Dermatologists/Fred Bauer Research Grant, and a CASS Foundation Science and Medicine Grant.