Meet The Team
We maintain a small but highly-qualified professional staff at our HQ in New York, which is supplemented by a global network of unpaid experts and opinion leaders in the field of vitiligo who help us in many ways. This operating model allows us to minimize operating expenses and ensure as much money as possible is poured into the battle against vitiligo.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Our Board of Directors bring the rigor and efficiency of the leadership world into the vitiligo campaign. The board is comprised of leaders in scientific research, business, media and non-profit who provide strategic oversight and ensure our mission stays targeted and on track.
Meet our Board of Directors
SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD
Our Scientific Advisory Board is comprised of leading vitiligo researchers and practitioners, as well as experts in related fields, including genetics, immunology and drug development.
The Board identifies priorities for advancing the development of treatments for vitiligo, reviews grant research applications and shapes our research roadmap.
Meet our Scientific Advisory Board
PUBLIC ADVISORY BOARD
The Public Advisory Board advises the Foundation on what it is like to live with vitiligo and how best to support those affected by the condition.
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Our management team are qualified individuals with a diverse set of skills who are working for a common cause – to find a cure for vitiligo and make a difference in the lives of vitiligo patients.
Meet our Management Team
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What is coming?
New York Vitiligo Community Meeting
Our next meeting will be after the World Vitiligo Day conference in Detroit on Thursday, July 20th, 2017, at 7PM - 8:30PM on the 11th floor of NYU's Ambulatory Care Ce...20 July 2017 19:00, 240 East 38th Street, New York, NY
Master Class On Vitiligo In Pediatric Age
will be held alongside “International Forum on Paediatric Dermatology”, which will take place in Rome (Italy), on October 5-7, 2017. This is an exciting opportunity t...06 October 2017 09:00, P.zza Giovanni Randaccio, 1 - Rome...
Are there any famous people with vitiligo?
Many celebrities have dealt with vitiligo while remaining in the public eye, maintaining a positive outlook, and having a successful career. Here are a few courageous ...
Will it spread?
The condition varies from person to person. Some people only get a few small, white patches that progress no further. Other people get bigger white patches that join u...
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...
Pyrostegia venusta as a folk medicine for vitiligo?
Pyrostegia venusta is a neotropical evergreen vine widely spread in Brazil throughout fields, at the coast, edge of the woods and along roadsides (see photo below). Po...