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Kelvin Chee Ling Tan, Speaker at Dermatology Conferences
Elegant Clinic SDN BHD, Malaysia
Title : First autologous human stem cells and hair restoration


Involving using of human stem cells in Androgentic Alopecia that holds a great promise. There are numerous sources of autologous human stem cells being used for the treatment for AGA. A recent new discovery source of autologous human stem cells is harvested from human hair follicles. Hair follicles are known to contain a well-characterized niche for adult stem cells : Mesenchymal stem cells in the dermal sheath and the bulge, which contains epithelial and melanocytic stem cells. Stem cells in the hair bulge, a clearly demarcated structure within the lower permanent portion of hair follicles, can generate the interfollicular epidermis, hair follicle structures, and sebaceous glands.A new method to isolate human adult stem cells by mechanical centrifugation of punch biopsy from human hair follicles without culture condition. Area of punch biopsy at the mastoid process along the hair line demarcation bilaterally. Human follicle stem cells (HFSCs) is used, to improve the hair density in patients affected by Androgenetic Alopecia AGA in stage 2–5 as determined by the Norwood-Hamilton classification scale and few cases of Alopecia Areata.It has shown that the isolated cells are capable to improve the hair density in patients affected by androgenetic alopecia (AGA) and in some cases of Alopecia Areata.


Dr. Kelvin Tan was raised in Auckland, New Zealand where he graduated from high school and college. He obtained his Medical Degree (MBBS) from Kasturba Medical College in 2007, where is specialized in Hair Restoration and Hair line reconstruction. Then he pursued further Fellowship and Board Certification in Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine in the USA and other Aesthetic Medicine Qualifications in USA & South Korea. Dr. Kelvin is currently the Founder and Medical Director of Elegant Clinic Malaysia and has been practising medicine since 2008. He has worked as an Independent Consultant and Aesthetic Physician at Dermatology Centre for 4 and a half years, at Mahkota Medical Centre, a Multidisciplinary Specialist Hospital in the southern city of Melaka, Malaysia. He is also the Future Leader for Juvederm, Allergan Medical Institute (AMI).