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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What is coming?
XXIII Master Class in Cuba
will be held as a part of INDERCOS Winter Meeting, in collaboration with Cuban Vitiligo Support and Research Group. International and national expert speakers will di...16 November 2017 09:00, Hotel Nacional de Cuba, Habana, Cuba
High-level Meeting on the Asian and Pacific Decade of People With Disabilities
The UN's Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in cooperation with the China Disabled Persons’ Federation (CDPF), is organizing the High-lev...27 November 2017 09:00, Beijing, China
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...
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 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...
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...