Understanding hair follicle structure & pigmentation genetics: expression/methylation differences found in hair growth location.

Study Overview

The purpose of this study is to research on the genes that cause different hair colors in an individual using the genetic information extracted from the hair samples the study participants provide.

Study Description

The purpose of this study is to investigate why there are differences in hair color between scalp and beard hair by studying genetic material and pigment measures obtained from the hair follicle/bulb samples collected from the participants.

Additional Information

Participants will not be paid for their participation.


  • IRB Number: 1505822926
  • Research Study Identifier: TX5423
  • Principal Investigator: Susan Walsh

Recruitment Status

Open

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