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?
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...
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What causes vitiligo?
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Is there a traditional medicine to treat vitiligo?
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