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Alopecia Areata: The shame and embarrassment of this disease devastates the lives of too many women and girls when treatments do not work. Since 2007 Bald Girls Do Lunch has connected with over 3,000 to restore self-confidence and conquer isolation. With requests for meet-ups in every state and beyond the USA, Bald Girls is answering the plea for women to find others for community and support. From intimate groups to style workshops to restoring her looks, BGDL puts women on the track to normalcy and living well with this disease. Learn more...



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Arena Pharmaceuticals Clinical Trial for Alopecia Areata “AA-205”

September 30th, 2020 by Chassin
Arena Pharmaceuticals

Arena Pharmaceuticals is recruiting for a clinical trial in multiple locations. Complete this form , AA-205 online screener, to apply for the trial “Safety and Efficacy of Oral Etrasimod in Adult Participants With Moderate-to-Severe Alopecia Areata.” The screener form has been prepared for Arena by Innovaderm Research.

  • • You’re between 18 and 70 years old.
  • • You have current alopecia areata with hair loss that affects at least 50% of your scalp.
  • • Your current hair loss episode has been lasting for more than 6 months, but less than eight years.


Apply for the Trial    More Information

Learn more about Arena Phamaceutical’s trial with oral Etrasimod and the study locations on the application form.

You may be compensated for time and travel. Talk to your personal doctor before joining a clinical trial. Bald Girls Do Lunch is providing this announcement for informational uses only. It does not imply endorsement. The decision to participate is voluntary and wholly the responsibility of the individual person.

For more detailed clinical information visit clinicaltrials.gov.


Clinical Trials Got Your Interest?

April 23rd, 2016 by Chassin

Dr. Emma Gutman

Mount Sinai ( New York ) has options for alopecia areata patients

Mount SinaiIs there a cure for alopecia areata? No, there is no cure, but researchers are doing clinical trials in search of safe and effective alopecia treatments. Dr. Emma Guttman, in New York is conducting several studies including a pilot study with Tralokinumab for moderate to severe alopecia areata.

Follow along with our interview so you can talk to your friends and family about new studies for alopecia treatment… Read More


Clinical Trials Underway at Mount Sinai Department of Dermatology

March 18th, 2016 by Chassin

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York)

Alopecia Areata research is of great interest to people with this autoimmune skin disorder. This Bald Girls Do Lunch blog informs you with patient-friendly posts on alopecia areata news, clinical trials and popular posts like our features on Tofacitinib and Ruxolitinib. In 2016…Read More

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