News - 28 Mar `14New grant for research in vitiligo announced in Denver

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We are pleased to announce that John E. Harris, M.D., Ph.D., a distinguished vitiligo investigator from University of Massachusetts, was awarded with a grant by Dermatology Foundation to continue research on Skin-Resident Memory T Cells in Vitiligo. Last year, VRF has supported John Harris' project that aims to test some new substances for vitiligo treatment using his unique mouse model of vitiligo. If successful, this could be a critical step towards developing a new approach to vitiligo treatment.

John Harris, Md, Ph D From U Mass

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