News - 16 Sep `21🎙 The Current State of Vitiligo Research


For roughly 15 years, Prof. John Harris, MD, Chair of Vitiligo Clinic and Research Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has been intensely studying the pathogenesis of vitiligo, and working on potential treatments.

In this 30-min audio interview with Dr. Brad Glick from HCP Live, Prof. Harris provided insight into his decades on research of inflammatory skin disorders. He also offered an in-depth analysis on the most recent data surrounding vitiligo, and promising new therapies involving topical steroids, JAK inhibitors and more.

Audio - Vitiligo - John Harris



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