Nilofer Farjo, MBChb, FISHRS interviewed Maksim Plikus, PhD who will be the advances in hair biology lecturer at the ISHRS 2020 Virtual World Congress taking place from October 17-25.

The title of Dr. Plikus’ lecture in October is titled: “Groups of Hair Follicles Regenerate as a Spreading Wave”.

So make sure to register to see his full lecture and many of the top hair transplant surgeons in the world. The number of experts that will join us this year is going to be unprecedented. Registration Details

This year, we are providing a one of a kind experience to attend a virtual conference. Meet the top thought leaders in the field of hair restoration surgery from the comfort of your home or office, while you network with colleagues, and interact live with faculty.

What else you can expect:

-Participate in live education during 8 General Sessions  and 9 Focused Sessions (with follow-up “Fireside Chats” for further discuss these topics)

-View over 50 on-demand presentations on a variety of Cases, Studies and Innovations (CSI Presentations) at your convenience, and then discuss live with the authors during CSI discussion groups

-Discuss interesting topics on forum discussion threads

-Engage in fun and educational games with a chance to win prizes – “ISHRS Collegiality Game” and “Exhibitor Extravaganza Passport Game”

-Visit interactive exhibit booths of the vendors related to the field of hair transplantation. This is your chance to see the companies and products you come to expect at in-person meetings.

-Attend the Virtual Awards ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of your colleagues

And much more! 

Note: All live education sessions and chats will be recorded and available on-demand for 3 months following the congress.

Spanish and Mandarin simultaneous interpretation is being offered.

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Hair Biology Lecturer Bio

Maksim Plikus, PhD
ISHRS World Congress Advances in Hair Biology Lecturer

Dr. Plikus received his PhD degree in Pathology from the University of Southern California, where he worked with Dr. Cheng-Ming Chuong and carried out studies on the mechanism of hair stem cell regeneration. Later he joined Dr. George Cotsarelis at the University of Pennsylvania to work on the wound regeneration. Dr. Plikus is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology at the University of California, Irvine.

The Plikus’ lab is interested to understand how complex tissues and organs regenerate under normal conditions and in response to injury or disease. One goal is to understand how thousands of stem cells coordinate their activities with one another. Another goal is to understand the natural limits of stem cell plasticity in response to tissue injury.

Live Stream Interviewer Bio

Nilofer Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS
ISHRS Secretary
  • Graduate of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS)
  • Fellow & Secretaryof the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS)
  • Founder Member and Past President of the British Association of Hair Restoration Surgery (BAHRS)
  • Past Treasurer of the European Hair Research Society (EHRS)
  • Fellow of the Institute of Trichologists
  • Founder Member and Past President of the Trichological Society
  • ISHRS Platinum Follicle Award Winner

Register for the ISHRS 2020 World Congress at the Early Bird Rate

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World Congress Program at a Glance
October 17-25, 2020
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    Angelina Sta.Elena

    I want to learn from these distinguished Speakers.

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    Md Mahabub Shahin

    ISHRS is definitely a leading society of hair restoration surgeons in the world.

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