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 a generally unpredictable skin disease, which results in a loss of ...MORE
WORLD VITILIGO DAY
Conceived by patients for patients, World Vitiligo Day is a truly global event that aims to increase aw...MORE
The VRF is harnessing the power of research, education, mass-collaboration and modern communication to comb...MORE
ABC's Of Vitiligo
At the Vitiligo Research Foundation we may help you understand your skin condition, feel more in control, a...MORE
The World Vitiligo Map is a global directory that will provide you with information on the health care prov...MORE
Many celebrities have dealt with vitiligo while remaining in the public eye, maintaining a positive outlook...MORE
Vitiligo is an on-going art project for artist Stephanie Corne, photographers Ariel Taub or Mina Sarenac, ...MORE
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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
The Vitiligo BioBank is a non-profit collection of biological samples and detailed clinical data, designed to facilitate medical research into vitiligo. The core asset of our unique Vitiligo Biobank is a large collection of well-organized hair, blood, serum and DNA samples, integrated with comprehensive clinical records.more
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Report on V Master Class on Vitiligo in Almaty-Shymkent 18.04.2014
In a beautiful hall of the Asfendiarov Kazakh National Medical University there was the first part of the Fifth Master Class on Vitiligo, followed by the second part at the Regional General Hospital in Shymkent, the capital of the most southern province of Kazakhstan.
Quarterly review of vitiligo research 10.04.2014
Association Française du Vitiligo annual meeting 08.04.2014
Board members, staff and over 100 supporters of the Association Française du Vitiligo gathered in Paris for an annual meeting on April 5, 2014. During this year’s meeting, the AFV President Mr. Jean-Marie Meurant, an exemplary leader of the vitiligo patient association (read more >>>)
A beautiful vitiligo model Chantelle is making history. Cast your vote! 28.03.2014
Chantelle Brown-Young, vibrant fashion model from Canada, vitiligo spokesperson, aspiring journalist and TV host, is making history in the latest installment of the popular reality TV show America's Next Top Model that will air this August. Chantelle, who models under the name Winnie Harlow, is also the first ever show finalist with vitiligo. Read full story by Janet Chin, HighOnTunes Media (link)
Visit www.cwtv.com/thecw/antmvoting today, on March 28, and April 1, 2014 to cast your vote for Chantelle and to show your support for this awesome young woman.
What is coming?
Stay tuned as the 1,500 World Vitiligo Day T-shirts get manufactured and customized by the generous donor. We will distribute a limited number of inspirational Tees am...15 May 2014 10:42, New York, NY
What causes vitiligo?
The precise cause of vitiligo is not well understood. The white areas appear due to loss of the pigment (melanin) that gives skin its color and protects it from the su...
Is there a special diet for vitiligo?
There is no medical evidence of any link between diet and vitiligo. Therefore no dietary changes are recommended. A scientific paper published in 2003 showed promising...
Is it possible to stop the progression of vitiligo?
It is true that vitiligo progression could be stopped in 4 out of 5 cases by the use of potent systemic corticosteroids. However, systemic corticosteroids might ha...
Is vitiligo contagious?
Vitiligo is NOT contagious. It cannot be passed on or caught from touching someone with vitiligo, shaking hands, swimming in the same pool, sharing towels, sitting nex...