Heirs of Hair Loss

March 1, 2003

Houston - Researchers at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center placed another piece in the gigantic, complex puzzle of genetics and its role in alopecia areata. The research team, lead by Nazila Barahmani, M.D., a postdoctoral fellow in the department of dermatology, has positively identified genes that can make some families more susceptible to getting AA than others.