Events - 10 Jan 19:39World Vitiligo Day 2018 Conference 'Children, Research, and Hope for the Future'

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Vitiligo Clinic and Research Center at UMass Medical School, Worcester MA

World Vitiligo Day 2018 Conference UmassIn 2018, the 7th celebration of World Vitiligo Day will be will be held at UMass Medical School in Worcester, MA on June 22nd-24th, 2018, and hosted by Dr. John Harris, the Director of the Vitiligo Clinic and Research Center at UMass Medical School, and Valarie Molyneaux, the President and Founder of the VITFriends support group based in Boston, MA.

The title for the event is Children, Research, and Hope for the Future, and will feature a session focused on children with vitiligo together with another session with vitiligo experts talking about their own research to improve the lives of patients with vitiligo. There will be plenty of time for all to socialize and get to know each other.

Details and registration at https://www.umassmed.edu/vitiligo/world-vitiligo-day-2018/

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