On fire for research and a cure!

CARF's World-Renowned Scientific Advisors

Our scientific advisors are highly esteemed clinicians and researchers with expertise in hair loss disorders. These volunteers meet regularly to seek out and review the most worthy research grant submissions for funding by CARF. Their oversight is critical to achieving CARF's mission to find effective treatments and a cure. This dedicated group shares ideas and news about the latest research concerning cicatricial alopecias and notifies members of the medical community about resources and developments of interest to cicatricial alopecia patients.

John Sundberg, DVM, Ph.D, Chairman
The Jackson Laboratory
Bar Harbor, ME, USA

Victoria Holloway Barbosa, MD, MPH, MBA
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL, USA

Valerie D. Callender, MD
Howard University
Mitchellville, MD, USA

Lynne J. Goldberg, MD
Boston University
Boston, MA, USA

Lloyd E. King, Jr., MD, PhD
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN, USA

Amy McMichael, MD
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC, USA

Paradi Mirmirani, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Vallejo, CA, USA

Elise A. Olsen, MD
Duke University
Durham, NC, USA

Apostolos Pappas, PhD
Johnson & Johnson (Lipid Biology Team Leader)

Vera H. Price, MD, FRCPC, Founder
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, USA

Ralf Paus, MD
University of Luebeck, Germany
University of Manchester, UK

Michael Rosenblum, MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, USA

Jerry Shapiro, MD
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, CANADA

Leonard C. Sperling, MD, COL, MC, USA
Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, MN, USA

Kurt Stenn, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA, USA


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