Vitiligo BiobankSupport collection and storage of biosamples desperately needed for research into vitiligo.
XIII Master Class in IsraelHelp us organize Master Class on Vitiligo and Pigmentary Disorders in Israel on November 25-26, 2015.
Who we are?
Firmly committed to curing Vitiligo, the VR Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization funding and fast-tracking medical research globally. Our mission is to accelerate the end of suffering for millions of people who suffer from vitiligo through research, support and education » » »more
What is Vitiligo?
Vitiligo is a long-term condition that causes pale, white patches to develop on the skin - in severe cases these cover the whole body. Vitiligo affects one in every hundred people and can strike anyone at any time, often leading to depression and isolation - especially amongst children. We need your help in finding a cure for this debilitating and distressing disease and to support the millions of vitili...more
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Vitiligo Advanced Technology Summit 25.05.2015
The 2015 Vitiligo Advanced Technology Summit was held on May 23, 2015 in Zheng Zhou (China), superbly organised by Mr.Ye, the President of the China Vitiligo Hospitals. Over 150 experts attended the mixed format of the Summit, with lectures and following group discussions in a specially designed educational area. Read more
An update from IX Class on Vitiligo in Sofia 24.05.2015
Over 170 participants have attended this key regional meeting for the latest achievements in the field of pigmentary disorders of the skin. A practical demonstration of melanocyte transfer was given by Prof. Davinder Parsad, read more.
Vitiligo Treatment Guidelines from Prof. Stanimirovic 17.05.2015
An excellent presentation of Vitiligo Treatment Guidelines was offered by Prof. Andrija Stanimirovic during recent Master Class in Croatia. Vice-president of the Master Class and President of Croatian Vitiligo Association, Prof. Stanimirovic reviewed five treatment algorithms suggested by American, British, European and Japanese vitiligo specialists, and shared guidelines from Croatia that were introduced by his team in 2014. Download PPT presentation.
World Vitiligo Day 2015: a quick update 12.05.2015
Hopefully, you are one of nearly half a million people to have signed our petition to the UN Secretary General, asking for June 25th to be officially designated World Vitiligo Day (WVD). The more names we have, the stronger we are – so thank you for your support. Many of you ask questions about WVD, so here is a rundown of the most common queries.
What is coming?
Chicago Vitiligo Meetup - June
A two part event starting with Vitiligo Natural Skin care at Magalie Naturals at 10:00, followed by lunch at Siboney Cuban Restaurant at 12:00. Please RSVP to attend ...06 June 2015 10:00, 2207 N. Western ave Chicago, IL 60647
World Vitiligo Day
This year, the campaign headquarters will be set in China, under the presidency of Prof. Xing Hua Gao.25 June 2015 00:00, China
Can Scenesse be used for vitiligo treatment?
The drug Scenesse from Clinuvel has been tested in clinical trials in relation vitiligo. Profs. Henry Lim, Mark Lebwohl and coauthors reported (PubMed) results of mult...
What's better: laser or phototherapy?
In a recent controlled study researchers assessed effect and safety of different laser and phototherapy treatments, such as excimer laser/light, narrowband UVB, UVA an...
I have vitiligo: will my children have vitiligo, too?
In some cases vitiligo seems to be inherited and run in families, with children whose parents have vitiligo being at increased risk of developing the condition themsel...
Dermaroller® use for vitiligo therapy
A derma-roller is a medical device that looks like a cylindrical shaped drum studded with very fine needles and is produced under several different names. It is used i...