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.
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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.
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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.
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I support the petition to designate June 25 as Vitiligo World Day and save millions of people worldwide from social isolation and persecution.
What is coming?
United Nations ECOSOC session
The tenth session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) will take place from Tuesday 13 to Thursday ...13 June 2017 10:00, UN Plaza, New York
World Vitiligo Day celebration conference in Detroit, USA
U.S. World Vitiligo Day 2017 Theme: "Step Up for Vitiligo: A Call for Truth, Hope and Change!" Reflecting the mission of the “Step Up for Vitiligo” campaign that came...23 June 2017 18:00, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Is there a special diet for vitiligo?
We have specifically looked into claims that some food supplements or special diet may ease symptoms of vitiligo, or completely reverse it, and found no firm scientifi...
How can I cure vitiligo?
There is no cure for vitiligo, but there are a number of effective treatment options that can be discussed with your GP or dermatologist. The aim of treatment is to st...
Can chemicals cause vitiligo?
Yes, certain chemicals can, indeed, induce or worsen vitiligo. Most commonly they include phenols, such as 4-tertiary-butyl phenol (4-TBP, found in adhesives) or 4-ter...
Is there a traditional medicine to treat vitiligo?
During the last decades, new methods of therapeutic research, ethno-botany and ethno-pharmacology and even archeo-pharmacology (PubMed), have been used extensively to ...