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Planned academy seminars
Hamburg / Germany

The workshop extensively covers the fundamentals and current scientific concepts of hair and scalp biology with relevance to the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry. Intensive practical demonstrations of clinical and biophysical hair research techniques will be provided.


  • Hair biology basics including hair formation, pigmentation and the hair cycle
  • Hair Aging: Stem cells, greying, hair loss, fibre changes and consumer and market trends
  • Clinical and experimental methods and latest treatments
  • Biophysical properties of hair and implications for consumer habits
  • Fibre Modification: Origins and modification of hair shape and the impact of home use devices
  • Practical demonstrations in the proderm Hair Clinic and Laboratory

„Informative, interesting, and idea-generating; I have a lot to take back with me.“


„A great choice if you want to get the knowledge about the hot topics in the hair biology, presented by excellent speakers.“


„Even after 20 years in hair science I find these workshops a very useful opportunity to refelect in the current state-of-the-art in a calm and super informative environment.“


Preliminary program

Day 1

9:00 am Introduction  to Cellular and Hair Follicle Biology
9:15 am The Development and Anatomy of the Human Hair Follicle
9:45 am Structure of the Hair Fibre
10:15 am The Hair Growth Cycle and What Controls Hair Growth?
10:45 am Coffee Break
11:15 am What Makes Hair Curly?
11:45 am What Gives Hair its Natural Colour?
12:30 pm Lunch & Networking
1:30 pm Understanding Why Hair Loses Colour with Age
2:15 pm Understanding Hair Loss: The Impact of Age, Genetics and Therapies
3:00 pm Coffee Break
3:30 pm Nutritional Routes to healthy Scalp and Hair Growth
4:15 pm Healthy Scalp = Healthy Hair?
5:00 om End of Day 1

Day 2

8.00 am Optical/visual/digital measurement of the hair fibre
8:30 am Biophysical devices for hair benefits
8:45 am Animal alternatives - new models for hair research - where are we now?
9:25 am Coffee break
10:05 am Hair - too much or too little - making the efficacy claim
10:15 am Lunch & networking
10:45 am Transfer to proderm labs

Practical demonstrations

3:30 pm Patient demonstration (male and female pattern hair loss)
  Hair growth measurement by phototrichogram
  Demonstration of biophysical measurement techniques
  Dandruff evaluation & quantification
4:30 Workshop ends

Waiting list

You are interested in participating in this webinar? Please contact our Scientific Consulting team in order to be added to a waiting list.

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