VRF China Grant Call: Winners
We are pleased to announce the winners of the VRF China Special Call For Grants 2013.
After careful evaluation, three projects were selected for financial support by the VR Foundation:
- "Triple combination treatment with fractional CO2 laser plus topical betamethasone injection and NB-UVB for stable vitiligo on extremities and/or bony prominences - a prospective, randomized half-body, comparative study." Principal Investigator - Dr. Wu, №1 Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, China;
- "CCR6 in the pathogenesis of vitiligo - a possible novel therapeutic target in vitiligo." Principal Investigator - Dr. Hong, №1 Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, China;
- "Benvitimod cream for the treatment of vitiligo: a clinical and experimental pilot study." Principal Investigator – Prof. Du, Peking University People’s Hospital, Beijing, China.
Please join us in congratulating the award recipients! We would like to take this opportunity to thank the members of the Review Committee. This was a difficult task as there were many excellent proposals.
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What is coming?
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...
Master Class On Vitiligo alongside the World Congress Of Dermatology
The Italian Society of Dermatology will host the 24th World Congress of Dermatology in Milan, Italy, under the auspices of the International League of Dermatological ...10 June 2019 09:00, Milan, Italy
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Will it spread?
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