Download and print out for reading later our materials in lightweight PDF files:
Vitiligo: Questions and Answers
- Front and Back covers
- Brochure Vitiligo Q&A in English
- Brochure Vitiligo Q&A in Russian
- Brochure Vitiligo Q&A in Chinese
- Brochure Vitiligo Q&A in Croatian
- Brochure Vitiligo Q&A in Italian
- Brochure Vitiligo Q&A in Macedonian
Quarterly Review of Vitiligo R&D
- January - March 2013
- October - December 2012
- July - September 2012
- April - June 2012
- January - March 2012
- Patient Biobank Record
- Informed Consent Form
- Supplementary form to Patient Biobank Record (Transplantation Procedure)
- Supplementary form to Patient Biobank Record (Transplantation Results)
- Form to Patient Biobank Record - Follow-up Visit
- Form to Patient Biobank Record - Primary Visit
- Vitiligo Biobank Guidelines - Blood & Serum Collection
- Vitiligo Biobank Guidelines - Data Collection
- Gold Standard in Biobanking for Vitiligo and Rare Diseases
World Vitiligo Day Media Toolkit
- Sample Media Release
- Petition leaflets and/or posters in English, Chinese, French, Italian, Macedonian, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish
- Vitiligo Q&A in English, Russian, Chinese, German and Italian
- Sample Invitation Email to Journalists
- Sample Invitation to the Press-Conference
- Graphics (World Vitiligo Day logo, VR Foundation logo)
Older materials, lectures, poster presentations and videos are available for download via SlideShare (external link, a new browser window will open.)
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What is coming?
May 24, 2013: VRF Presentation at EADV Spring Symposium
Sodium oxodihydroacridinylacetate in treatment of active vitiligo. Results of preliminary clinical study. Abstract and presentation here
What causes vitiligo?
It remains unclear what causes damage to melanocytes and their subsequent total inactivation and/or disappearance in vitiligo skin. There are several theories; the mos...
How can I treat vitiligo?
Choosing a treatment for vitiligo can be difficult, sometimes overwhelming. In general, first-line therapy should be safe, effective, minimally invasive, and cost effi...
Is it possible to stop the progression of vitiligo?
Vitiligo is progressive in 73% of cases and regressive in 1.3%. We usually explain to the patients that progression depends on the modality of the disease spreading: l...
I have vitiligo: will my children have vitiligo too?
Although most cases of vitiligo are sporadic, familial clustering is not uncommon, and up to 20% of patients report on the affected relatives. In whites, the lifetime ...