The InFAGen is negotiating with two venture capital firms to fund hairloss researchers in Germany and the USA.
The InFAGen initiates a cooperation between the German firm BioClin Services, Munich, and an international research team concerning blood samples to locate alopecia areata genes.
The homepage of the InFAGen goes online
InFAGen founding member Andreas Lutz can convince US millionaire Steve Kirsch to support hair gene research. After having talked to his medical advisors he donates 100.000 dollars to Dr. Christiano (Columbia University), who discovered the "nude"- and the "hairless"-gene. More information about the donation of Mr. Kirsch can be found at http://www.kirschfoundation.org/done/2000.html#Anchor-Medical-44867