Key points from article :
Stem cell therapies and molecules to reactivate dormant hair follicles can combat pattern hair loss.
Inhibiting JAK-STAT in mouse resting hair follicles reawakened those dormant hair follicles.
New type of immune cells called trichophages produce Oncostatin M to keep follicles dormant.
Generated human hair follicles in a dish, in a 3D printed natural microenvironment.
Can lead to cultured hair farms that can be transplanted to patient’s scalp and also to test drugs.
Two studies by Columbia University published in Cell Stem Cell and Nature Communications.