XVIII Master class on vitiligo in Moscow, June 2016
A long-awaited return to Russia with a high-level scientific and clinical program on vitiligo after five years that passed since the previous symposium held in St. Petersburg. This event was held in conjunction with the XVI All-Russian Congress of Dermatovenereologists and Cosmetologists under the Chairmanship of Prof. Alexei Kubanov. Lectures for 144 participants were held in both English and Russian.
Where: Moscow, Crocus City Hall
When: June 16, 2016, 9 am - 12 noon
Vitiligo: Pathogenesis and Therapy (Витилиго. Вопросы патогенеза и терапии).
Co-chairs: Torello Lotti, Dmitry Aksenov, Yan Valle
- Витилиго: что нового в 2016 году? (Vitiligo: What’s New in 2016) Prof. Torello Lotti, MD
- Методы и препараты для лечения витилиго: обзор результатов клинических исследований, проф., д.м.н. И.В. Коробко
- Современные методы лечения витилиго, проф. д.м.н. К.М. Ломоносов
- Школа Витилиго в республике Казахстан: 10-летний опыт работы А.А. Касымханова 15 мин.
- Использование биобанка и телемедицины при разработке лекарств для витилиго. Prof. Yan Valle
Congress President Prof. Alexei Kubanov, MD.
Prof. Igor Korobko, DSci opened the session with review of the current research progress in vitiligo.
VR Foundation Chief Scientific Director Prof. Igor Korobko, DSci
Prof. Torello Lotti, MD Chair Dermatology Department at University of G.Maroni in Rome, Italy.
Prof. Torello Lotti, MD received help with translation from a Russian colleague, Dr. Utz Rudolf. Sergey.
The meeting hall was packed full with 144 attendees.
Dr. Aliya Kassumkhanova, MD travelled from Kazakhstan to share her 10-year experience in vitiligo treatments.
Prof. Yan Valle, MSc. closed the session with insights on vitiligo drug development.
Participants had a rare opportunity for Vitiligo Q&A in their native language with Yan Valle.
Participants enjoy a traditional Russian hospitality and delicious lunch options.
Russian folk music played by award-winning artists.
A popular folk band performed at the reception dinner offered by the congress organizers.
I support the petition to designate June 25 as Vitiligo World Day and save millions of people worldwide from social isolation and persecution.
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