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Military Medical Academy 3, G. Sofijski bld. 1606 Sofia, Bulgaria
will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria on May 22-24, 2015 under the presidency of Prof. Mira Kadurina M.D., PhD. DSc., the Head of Department of Dermatology and Allergology of the Military Medical Academy.
Invitation from IX Master Class President
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
I have the pleasure to inform you that in the forthcoming 2015 the team of the Summer Academy in association with Vitiligo Research Foundation, World Health Academy and European Society for Laser Dermatology are hosting the first of its kind in Bulgaria masterclass - IX International Masterclass on Vitiligo and Pigmentary Disorders which will take place from 22 till 24 May 2015 in Sofia Hotel Balkan and Clinic of Dermatology and venereology in Military Medical Academy, Sofia.
The IX International Masterclass on Vitiligo and Pigmentary Disorders will become a meeting for the latest achievements in the field of pigmentary disorders of the skin, vitiligo, melasma, postinflammatory hyper- and hypopigmentations, poikoloderma, drug- induced hyperpigmentations, hereditary hypomelanosis, malignant cutaneous hypo- and hyperpigmentations, pigmented mosaicism etc. The panel of speakers will include world-renowned speakers and demonstrators from all over the world who will present and discuss current issues and will share their valuable experience in the field of pigmentary disorders.
The scientific program will include rich variety of plenary lectures held in Sofia Hotel Balkan and interactive practical courses in Clinic of Dermatology and venereology focusing on the application of lasers and light devises in the treatment of hyper- and hypopigmentary disorders of the skin, as well as innovative surgical techniques for repigmentation in vitiligo.
I am looking forward to meet you from 22 to 24 May 2015 in beautiful spring Sofia!
Prof. M. Kadurina, M.D., Ph.D, Dsc
Chief of Department of Dermatology
Military Medical Academy, Sofia
President of IX International Masterclass on Vitiligo and Pigmentary Disorders
Official website: http://www.summerdermatology.com/en/
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