We address every phase in the vitiligo drug discovery process, from basic research all the way to the clini...MORE
Vitiligo (pronounced vit-ill-EYE-go) is an unpredictable, generally progressive skin disease, which resul...MORE
WORLD VITILIGO DAY
Conceived by patients for patients, World Vitiligo Day is a truly global event that aims to increase awaren...MORE
E-book "Vitiligo: What's new, What's true"
Editors try to find answers to three main questions: Vitiligo, who are you? How do we treat Vitiligo?...MORE
Living Well With Vitiligo
Throughout the centuries, diagnosis of vitiligo seemed like a life sentence. People with white skin patches...MORE
Vitiligo affects close to 100 million people worldwide, yet there is no cure in sight. The World Vitiligo ...MORE
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World Vitiligo Day is coming to Detroit 07.05.2013
This year, the WVD walk-a-thon and press-conference will be held in Detroit, between June 22-25. Stay tuned for more details.
Vitiligo Biobank Network is expanding 12.03.2013
VR Foundation joins NIAMS Coalition. 11.03.2013
More than 70 organizations (medical, patient advocacy and science based) make up the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) Coalition, a group dedicated to advancing the critical research fostered by the NIAMS and the NIH.
Vitiligo Q&A 11.03.2013
Vitiligo Q&A is now available in 6 languages, including Chinese, Croatian, English, Macedonian, Italian and Russian.
What is coming?
May 24, 2013: VRF Presentation at EADV Spring Symposium
Sodium oxodihydroacridinylacetate in treatment of active vitiligo. Results of preliminary clinical study. Abstract and presentation here
Is it possible to stop the progression of vitiligo?
Vitiligo is progressive in 73% of cases and regressive in 1.3%. We usually explain to the patients that progression depends on the modality of the disease spreading: l...
I have vitiligo: will my children have vitiligo too?
Although most cases of vitiligo are sporadic, familial clustering is not uncommon, and up to 20% of patients report on the affected relatives. In whites, the lifetime ...
How can I treat vitiligo?
Choosing a treatment for vitiligo can be difficult, sometimes overwhelming. In general, first-line therapy should be safe, effective, minimally invasive, and cost effi...
What causes vitiligo?
It remains unclear what causes damage to melanocytes and their subsequent total inactivation and/or disappearance in vitiligo skin. There are several theories; the mos...