Ramon Grimalt | TrichoLAB

Ramón Grimalt
International University of Catalonia

Professor of dermatology at the International University of Catalonia UIC. His scientific publications include 9 books, 42 chapters in 20 books and 138 scientific articles and 84 abstracts published from participations in congresses. Invited speaker in 123 international congresses and in 40 national ones. Member of 18 Scientific Societies (e.g. Coordinator of the Spanish Tricology Group, Catalan Association of Dermatology, Spanish Group of Dermatology and Image, Board Member of the European Hair Research Society, Secretary European Society of Pediatric Dermatology). His current research is focused on Trichology (study of hair disorders). Non-executive director of the Oxford Hair Foundation. Pioneer in the field of medical informatics. Also, as a professional musician participant of different Jazz festivals.

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Selected publications:

  • A Review of Platelet-Rich Plasma: History, Biology, Mechanism of Action, and Classification. Alves R, Grimalt R. Skin Appendage Disord. 2018 Jan;4(1):18-24.
  • The Dermoscopic 'Pluck Out Sign' for Beard Trichotillomania. Cutrone M, Grimalt R. Skin Appendage Disord. 2018 Jan;4(1):15-17.
  • Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study on the Use of Platelet-Rich Plasma in Women With Female Androgenetic Alopecia. Alves R, Grimalt R. Dermatol Surg. 2018 Jan;44(1):132-133.
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma in Combination With 5% Minoxidil Topical Solution and 1 mg Oral Finasteride for the Treatment of Androgenetic Alopecia: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind, Half-Head Study. Alves R, Grimalt R. Dermatol Surg. 2018 Jan;44(1):126-130.
  • Isolated Unpigmented Trichomegaly of the Groin in 3 Patients. Grimalt R. Skin Appendage Disord. 2017 Jan;2(3-4):135-136.
  • Mutations in Three Genes Encoding Proteins Involved in Hair Shaft Formation Cause Uncombable Hair Syndrome. Ü Basmanav FB, Cau L, Tafazzoli A, Méchin MC, Wolf S, Romano MT, Valentin F, Wiegmann H, Huchenq A, Kandil R, Garcia Bartels N, Kilic A, George S, Ralser DJ, Bergner S, Ferguson DJP, Oprisoreanu AM, Wehner M, Thiele H, Altmüller J, Nürnberg P, Swan D, Houniet D, Büchner A, Weibel L, Wagner N, Grimalt R, Bygum A, Serre G, Blume-Peytavi U, Sprecher E, Schoch S, Oji V, Hamm H, Farrant P, Simon M, Betz RC. Am J Hum Genet. 2016 Dec 1;99(6):1292-1304
  • Clinical and trichoscopic characteristics of temporal triangular alopecia: A multicenter study. Fernández-Crehuet P, Vaño-Galván S, Martorell-Calatayud A, Arias-Santiago S, Grimalt R, Camacho-Martínez FM. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Sep;75(3):634-637.
  • The Postpartum Telogen Effluvium Fallacy. Mirallas O, Grimalt R. Skin Appendage Disord. 2016 May;1(4):198-201.
  • Randomized Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind, Half-Head Study to Assess the Efficacy of Platelet-Rich Plasma on the Treatment of Androgenetic Alopecia. Alves R, Grimalt R. Dermatol Surg. 2016 Apr;42(4):491-7.
  • Hair loss in children. Alves R, Grimalt R. Curr Probl Dermatol. 2015;47:55-66.
  • Trichotillomania in Children. Chandran NS, Novak J, Iorizzo M, Grimalt R, Oranje AP. Skin Appendage Disord. 2015 Mar;1(1):18-24.
  • Trichoscopic features of frontal fibrosing alopecia: results in 249 patients. Fernández-Crehuet P, Rodrigues-Barata AR, Vañó-Galván S, Serrano-Falcón C, Molina-Ruiz AM, Arias-Santiago S, Martorell-Calatayud A, Grimalt R, Garnacho-Saucedo G, Serrano S, Carlos Moreno J, Jaén P, Camacho-Martínez FM. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Feb;72(2):357-9.
  • The effectiveness of finasteride and dutasteride used for 3 years in women with androgenetic alopecia. Boersma IH, Oranje AP, Grimalt R, Iorizzo M, Piraccini BM, Verdonschot EH. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2014 Nov-Dec;80(6):521-5.
  • Frontal fibrosing alopecia: a multicenter review of 355 patients. Vañó-Galván S, Molina-Ruiz AM, Serrano-Falcón C, Arias-Santiago S, Rodrigues-Barata AR, Garnacho-Saucedo G, Martorell-Calatayud A, Fernández-Crehuet P, Grimalt R, Aranegui B, Grillo E, Diaz-Ley B, Salido R, Pérez-Gala S, Serrano S, Moreno JC, Jaén P, Camacho FM. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Apr;70(4):670-8.
  • Alopecia and hypotrichosis as characteristic findings in Woodhouse-Sakati syndrome: report of a family with mutation in the C2orf37 gene. Nanda A, Pasternack SM, Mahmoudi H, Ishorst N, Grimalt R, Betz RC.
  • Monilethrix: A New Family with the Novel Mutation in KRT81 Gene. Ferrando J, Galve J, Torres-Puente M, Santillán S, Nogués S, Grimalt R. Int J Trichology. 2012 Jan;4(1):53-5.
  • Skin academy: hair, skin, hormones and menopause - current status/knowledge on the management of hair disorders in menopausal women. Blume-Peytavi U, Atkin S, Gieler U, Grimalt R. Eur J Dermatol. 2012 May-Jun;22(3):310-8.
  • 16 annual meeting of The European Hair Research Society, Barcelona. Ferrando J, Grimalt R. Int J Trichology. 2011 Jul;3(2):74.
  • Congenital atrichia and hypotrichosis. Bennàssar A, Ferrando J, Grimalt R. World J Pediatr. 2011 May;7(2):111-7.
  • Management of tinea capitis in childhood. Bennassar A, Grimalt R. Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2010 Jul 14;3:89-98.
  • European Consensus on the evaluation of women presenting with excessive hair growth. Blume-Peytavi U, Atkin S, Shapiro J, Lavery S, Grimalt R, Hoffmann R, Gieler U, Messenger A, Skin Academy. Eur J Dermatol. 2009 Nov-Dec;19(6):597-602.
  • A practical guide to scalp disorders. Grimalt R. J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc. 2007 Dec;12(2):10-4.
  • Psychological aspects of hair disease. Grimalt R. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2005 Jun;4(2):142-7.
  • Abnormal hair growth in a patient with head and neck cancer treated with the anti-epidermal growth factor receptor monoclonal antibody cetuximab. Montagut C, Grau JJ, Grimalt R, Codony J, Ferrando J, Albanell J. J Clin Oncol. 2005 Aug 1;23(22):5273-5.
  • Transient neonatal hair loss: a common transient neonatal dermatosis. Cutrone M, Grimalt R. Eur J Pediatr. 2005 Oct;164(10):630-2.
  • Trichorrhizophagia. Grimalt R, Happle R. Eur J Dermatol. 2004 Jul-Aug;14(4):266-7.
  • Morphological approach to hair disorders. Sinclair R, Jolley D, Mallari R, Magee J, Tosti A, Piracinni BM, Vincenzi C, Happle R, Ferrando J, Grimalt R, Thérèse L, Van Neste D, Zlotogorski A, Christiano AM, Whiting D. J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc. 2003 Jun;8(1):56-64.

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