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.
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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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What is coming?
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
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
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...
Why there is no drug for vitiligo yet?
Despite the dearth of medications available to treat psoriasis - a disease with similar prevalence numbers and impact on quality of life - vitiligo has no known cure o...
What is vitiligo?
Vitiligo (pronounced vit-ill-EYE-go) is a relatively common skin disease characterized by smooth, white, painless spots or patches on various parts of the body. It doe...
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...