Photo courtesy of Marna E. Ericson, PhD and Maria Hordinsky, MD

Dedicated to the advancement of research and education in the field of Hair Biology

The American Hair Research Society (AHRS) is committed to unraveling the causes of hair growth disorders and developing effective treatments. Our members are clinical and basic science researchers.


AHRS Scientific Live Webinar
Saturday, November 9, 2024
9:00am-11:00am CST (Chicago Time)
Via Zoom


AHRS Scientific Session Video


May 28-31, 2026 - World Congress for Hair Research

Our Mission

With members from North, Central, and South America, our organization aims:

  • To strongly encourage and promote scientific research in the field of the normal and disordered hair growth.
  • To promote dissemination of state-of-the-art knowledge on hair biology and medical hair disorders.
  • To promote interdisciplinary interaction between basic scientists and clinicians through regular meetings, publications, and innovative communication.
  • To establish links with other international hair research societies and arrange combined meetings on a periodic basis.
  • To educate both our colleagues and the public on hair biology, pathophysiology, and treatment of hair-related conditions.

Providing Resources to Researchers and Patients


AHRS Events

Stay up to date on upcoming meetings about hair biology and research and clinical topics relating to hair loss and treatments. Researchers and interested clinicians can refer to our event calendar for details of these meetings.


Patient Information/FAQs

Interested individuals, particularly persons with hair loss, can access reliable information prepared by experts on common hair disorders. They can also learn answers to frequently asked questions regarding these conditions and their treatments.


Current Studies

Clinical trials on hair disorders in North America for which patients are actively recruited are presented in the Current Studies section.


AHRS Mentorship Program

The mentorship program awards support grants to resident trainees, postdoctoral fellows, scientists and dermatologists in the early stages of their career.


AHRS Membership

Individuals involved in hair research or the care of patients with hair disorders can download an application form for AHRS membership from our website.


AHRS Community

AHRS members get access to an exclusive area and participate in our online community.